Fishing At Chatuge Lake
AKA: Chatuge Reservoir, Lake Chatuge
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, black crappie, bluegill, redbreast sunfish, white bass and hybrid striped bass at Chatuge Lake in Georgia.
Popular for having three kinds of bass, Chatuge Lake is an ideal destination for avid bass anglers. In addition to bass there are plenty of crappie, catfish, bluegill, white bass, hybrid stripers and sunfish. Covering 7,480 surface acres with over 130 miles of shoreline, there is plenty of water for anglers fishing from the bank or a boat. Lake Chatuge is situated in the northeast corner of Georgia, at Hiawassee, GA. Camping, fishing, lodging and other amenities are conveniently located around the lake to make an outing here, a pleasant experience. Boat rentals are available at marinas for pleasure boats, canoes and kayaks. Some day-use areas provide over a mile of shoreline for fishing from the bank. Rocky banks, some with stumps and laydowns offer cover to bass. There are also many boat docks which often create ideal hangouts for baitfish, bass, crappie and sunfish. Seek out ledges and submerged humps around the lake for structure fishing. Those located near deeper creek channels often produce fish fairly consistently. Because the lake is located in both Georgia and North Carolina, fishing regulations for both states come into play. Check fishing regulations for specific rules regarding this reservoir, before wetting a line.
Primary fish species residing in Chatuge Lake
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Chatuge 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
Chatuge Woods Campground - 706 994-1533
Long Ridge Campground - 762 500-2055
River Bend Campground - 706 896-1415
Mountain View Campground - 706 970-2112
Hickorynut Cove Campground - 706 896-5341
Chatuge Lake GA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Boundary Waters Resort & Marina
107 Boundary Waters Drive
Hiawassee, GA 30546
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Chatuge Lake in Georgia.
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Chatuge Lake provides the opportunity to catch bass, crappie, catfish, bluegill, white bass, hybrid stripers and sunfish in northeast Georgia.