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Welcome to Lanier Lake 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. Lanier Lake 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!
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Species: Striped Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 75
Striper fishing on Lake Lanier is picking up from previous weeks. The water is starting to stabilize after these heavy rains. We have been doing well on Flat-lines throughout the day, catching a nice variety of Stipers and Spotted Bass. Fishing has been consistent the entire day. Mornings and afternoons have been producing. There is also a good top-water bite. Lures that are working for us are magic swimmers, sammies and mc sticks. Look for the fish surfacing in the middle of the channel or around points. Stripers have been difficult to mark. They are actively moving. Find the bait and find the fish. In the next couple of weeks the typical summer time pattern will be upon us. Fish will be moving out of the creeks and deeper. Some of the best fishing on Lanier will happen in the next couple of months. Morning and afternoon trips are available. We have a couple of open dates left in June. Call me at 678-634-3408 for rates and availability. Get hooked up! These fish were caught on a half-day 5/29/13. See you on the water
Species: Striped Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 85
Fishing is very good right now. The fish are in the river channel and creeks mouths from the Browns Bridge to the damn. Trolling lead core 7 to 9 colors out with a 1oz jigs is a great way to catch some fish and find schools to drop a live herring on a down rod.
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Spawning should be in full swing now, but some will still be in a prespawn mode. If you are not catching quality fish on likely spawning cover, back off and target prespawn crappies instead. Spawning takes place on woody cover such as: brush piles, stake beds, etc... in the upper ends of brushy coves and creek arms, in 2 to 8 feet deep, and some as shallow as 6 inches deep depending on the lakes water clarity. Prespawn fish will be in three to six feet of water, but will chase minnows shallower. Tight-lining minnows on long rods is the standard method now, but target-casting grubs and tubes to submerged wood works, too.
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This is the water temperature of choice for walleye. They are feeding well and moving in patterns that should be fairly easy to pick up and capitalize on today. Baitfish are not at the peak of activity but they will be in good supply in the deeper water. The lake is really turning on this time of year and the fish should be biting well.
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In the 65 degrees range, spotted bass are generally their most active at this water temperature. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the spotted bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
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The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be another full moon coming up here in a few days. The fisherman should never use this as an excuse to not get on the water. The affects of the moon can only enhance the outcome of a day's fishing not decrease potential catch for today. On days without the new or full moon, all other factors including weather, barometric pressure, wind and cloud cover will make up today's equation for success.





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