Fishing At Carters Lake
AKA: Carters Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill, green sunfish, redbreast sunfish, redear sunfish, rock bass, spotted sunfish, warmouth and striped bass at Carters Lake in Georgia.
Camping is quite popular at Carters Lake, a 3,200-acre reservoir located in the northwest corner of the state, 5 miles west of Ellijay. Boating and fishing however, are the main draw. Monster striped bass play second fiddle to the well-known, excellent spotted bass fishing here. Largemouth, walleye, catfish, crappie and sunfish also populate these waters and are regularly caught in good numbers. Anglers and boaters alike will enjoy cruising the 62 miles of shoreline. Rental boats, a marina, bait, fishing tackle, sundries, restaurants and lodging are all close at hand. There are more than a half dozen boat ramps to choose from.
Primary fish species residing in Carters Lake
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Carters Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Woodring Campground - 706 276-6050
Doll Mountain Campground - 706 276-4413
Harris Branch Beach & Campground - 706 276-4545
Carters Lake GA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Carters Lake Marina & Resort
575 Marina Rd
Chatsworth, GA 30705
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Carters Lake in GA
General Fishing Info
Fishing for spotted bass, striped bass and walleye in northwest GA.