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Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Spring fishing in full effect
Lake Lanier
Lake Lanier. - photo by File photo
Lake Lanier’s water level is at 1072 feet or exactly one-foot above full pool of 1071, and lake surface temperatures range from the mid-60s to low 70s. The lake below Browns Bridge is clear in the creek mouths and stained by pollen in the pockets. The upper lake creeks are clear in the mouths and stained by pollen in the pockets. The rivers are clearing. Check generation schedules at (770) 945-1466 before heading out to the river below Buford Dam. Bass fishing is good, and the fish are in all spawn stages. The bass are mostly under 10 feet deep and biting a variety of lures. Pick your favorite methods of catching bass and go fishing. Active fish can be found around the docks in the coves. Some bass are ganged up ready to spawn, while others are fanning beds and laying eggs.