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Fishing At Clarks Hill Lake

AKA: Lake Strom Thurmond

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Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, striped bass, hybrid striped bass and chain pickerel at Lake Strom Thurmond in Georgia.

Considered one of the top 20 bass-fishing lakes in the Southeast, Clarks Hill Lake AKA Lake Strom Thurmond is a 71,000-acre reservoir located along the eastern border of the state, at Clarks Hill, SC. The lake has 1,200 miles of shoreline, 400 of which are in GA, so there are plenty of places to wet a line. Much of the shoreline is accessible only by boat, however, there are places with access for fishing from the bank or portage of a canoe or kayak. Some of the campgrounds have a boat launch ramp, and there are other boat ramps scattered around the lake. Pontoon boats, bass boats, family pleasure boats and other fishing boats are all popular here. There are boat rentals available as well. In addition to excellent bass fishing, the lake has healthy populations of stripers, hybrid striped bass, catfish, crappie, bluegill, sunfish and chain pickerel. Lodging, dining, camping, shopping and marinas are all easily accessed around the lake.

Primary fish species residing in Clarks Hill Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Redear Sunfish Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass Chain pickerel

Lake Strom Thurmond Amenities

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

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Broad River Campground - 706 359-2053

Bobby Brown State Campground - 706 283-5500

Hester's Ferry Campground - 706 359-2746

Elijah Clark State Park Campground - 706 359-3458

Big Hart Campground - 706 595-8613

Winfield Campground - 706 541-0147

Ridge Road Campground - 706 541-0282

Wildwood Park Campground - 706 541-0586

Petersburg Campground - 706 541-9464

Lake Springs Campground - 800 533-3478

Clarks Hill Lake GA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Clarks Hill Lake
Clarks Hill Marina
4271 Old Lincolnton Rd
Appling, GA 30802
706 309-0046

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Lake Strom Thurmond in Georgia.

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Clarks Hill Lake provides anglers a choice of fishing for stripers, hybrid striped bass, catfish, crappie, bluegill, sunfish and chain pickerel along the eastern border of Georgia.

Fishing on Lake Strom Thurmond.