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Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Dogwoods and pollen signal spring fishing at its best
Lake Lanier
Lake Lanier. - photo by File photo
Lake Lanier is above full pool at 1072.44 feet or 2.44 above full pool of 1071. Lake surface temperatures range from the mid to upper 60’s. The lake below Browns Bridge and upper lake creeks are clear in the creek mouths but stained from pollen in the pockets. The rivers are clearing. Check generation schedules by calling 770-945-1466 before heading out to the river below Buford Dam. Bass fishing is really picking up. The bass are moving up shallow to start reproduction. There are plenty of pre-spawn fish to be caught in the shallows where they are easy to find most days. Skipping docks with your favorite bait is the best method right now. A Senko hooked whacky style on a Gamakatsu Whacky Head has been an awesome tool in my arsenal of lures this last week. A weightless Big Bites Jerk Minnow or Fluke skipped to the backs of the docks has scored both size and numbers.