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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Russell fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Lake Russell water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
Georgia
Latitude:
34.49102
Maximum Depth (ft):
0
County:
Banks
Longitude:
-83.49297
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
0-1 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Powerplant
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
Army Corps
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General Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lake Russell Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.4
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Lake Russell Smallmouth Bass Rating:
2.8
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lake Russell Crappie Rating:
3.5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Fall Fishing Tip provided by Guide Chatt Martin: One tactic is all you need. Trolling. Get a pink or black colored crankbait that gets down 8-12 feet (I like Bandit 200 and 300 series crankbaits), and put it 80-100 feet behind a boat and drive that boat around in 8-12 feet of water pretty slow. 1.2-1.8 miles per hour seems to be the blessed speed. You will catch crappies, and you'll be surprised how many. This is a great tactic when you don't have a fishfinder.
Lake Russell Catfish Rating:
3.2
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Lake Russell Spotted Bass Rating:
3.3
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Lake Russell White Bass Rating:
3
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Lake Russell Striped Bass Rating:
3
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Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.

Sunrise:

07:35 EST

Sunset:

17:21 EST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
Days to Full