Lake Lanier’s water level is just above full pool at 1,071.17 or .17 feet above the normal full pool of 1,071. Lake surface temperatures dropped slightly with the cooler air temperatures and are in the mid 80’s. Main lake is clear and the creeks are slightly stained. The water in the rivers is slightly stained. The Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam is clear, but it will muddy up quickly in the event of heavy thunderstorms. Check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466. Bass fishing took a slight turn for the better with the cooler air temperatures following the tropical front that blew through earlier this week. That being said, you may still have to work to catch a limit of bass. The majority of Lake Lanier’s spotted bass population is relating to deeper water.