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Lake Lanier fishing report: Warmer weather should bring improved fishing conditions
Lake Lanier
Lake Lanier as seen from the air in July 2017. - photo by Nick Bowman
Water Conditions: Lake Lanier remains well above full pool at 1,075.6 feet or 4.6 feet above full pool of 1,071 feet at the time of this writing. Lake surface temperatures are in the low 50s. The lake below Browns Bridge is clear to stained in the in the creek mouths and stained to very stained in the backs of the creeks. The upper lake creeks are stained in the mouths and very stained in the backs. The rivers are stained to almost muddy. The CORP is still pulling water, so fishing below Buford Dam may be a washout. Check generation schedules before heading out to the river below Buford Dam at 770-945-1466.