Water Conditions: The lake level is barely below full pool. Lake Lanier is currently at a very healthy 1,070.71 feet, or .29 feet below the normal full pool of 1,071. Lake surface temperatures are in the mid-80’s. The main lake and creeks mouths are clear to slightly stained. The creeks and rivers are slightly stained. The Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam is clear. Check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466. Bass fishing has been hit or miss, but the fish are biting fairly well for August. We have had slightly cooler air and lake temperatures over the past couple of weeks than in years past, and this has made a difference to the fish. Use your Lowrance maps and sonar to find the most active locations.