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Fishing At Lake Harding

AKA: Bartlett’s Ferry Reservoir

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Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, shoal bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, longear sunfish, redear sunfish, white bass, yellow perch, striped bass and hybrid striped bass at Lake Harding in Alabama.

Straddling the Alabama/Georgia border, Lake Harding, AKA Bartlett’s Ferry Reservoir is a 5,800-acre lake located just east of Opelika, AL. Much of the 156 miles of shoreline is dotted with boat docks - a favorite hangout for fish and baitfish. Multiple boat launch ramps are available in both states for launching pleasure and fishing boats. Kayaks, canoes and other small craft can be launched from areas with access for shoreline fishing. Bass, catfish, stripers, hybrid striped bass, perch, crappie, white bass and sunfish roam these waters awaiting anglers. In Spring and Fall most fish move shallow, then deeper in summer and winter. Schooling fish like stripers and white bass follow schools of baitfish, often to the surface in warm water and quite deep in colder water. Campgrounds are available in the area, in both GA and AL.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Harding

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Largemouth bass Spotted bass Shoal bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Longear Sunfish Redear Sunfish White Bass Yellow Perch Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass

Lake Harding Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: YES

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lakeside RV Park Campground - 334 745-5414

Sawyer's Mobile Home & RV Estates - 334 298-7503

Spring Villa Campground - 334 705-5552

I-85 RV Park Campground - 334 756-4302

Birditt's Mobile Home & RV - 706 590-5591

Lake Harding AL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Bartlett’s Ferry Reservoir in Alabama.

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Lake Harding produces nice stringers of bass, white bass, stripers and crappies.

Fishing on Bartlett’s Ferry Reservoir.