Fishing At Clarks Hill Lake
AKA: Lake Strom Thurmond
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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Lake Strom Thurmond 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
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
Clarks Hill Lake
Clarks Hill Marina
4271 Old Lincolnton Rd
Appling, GA 30802
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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.