Fishing At Lake Lanier
AKA: Lake Sidney Lanier
Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill, green sunfish, redbreast sunfish, redear sunfish, warmouth, white bass, yellow perch, striped bass and longnose gar at Lake Sidney Lanier in Georgia.
Notorious for great striped bass fishing, Lake Lanier AKA Lake Sidney Lanier is a favorite for striper anglers. In addition to being a great striper fishery, the lake has healthy populations of catfish, bass, crappie, sunfish, walleye, perch, and gar. It is also stocked with rainbow trout. This 37,000-acre reservoir located in the upper-central portion of the state has almost 700 miles of shoreline and a bunch of islands to fish around. There are areas with public access for fishing from the bank, but the lake is ideal for fishing from a boat. Dozens of boat launch ramps handle pleasure boats, fishing boats and pontoon boats with plenty of parking. Marinas, bait stores, restaurants, camping and lodging options are available to enhance your fishing trip or vacation.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Lanier
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Lake Sidney Lanier 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
Don Carter State Park Campground - 678 450-7726
River Forks Park Campground - 770 531-3952
Old Federal Campground - 770 967-6757
Van Pugh North Park Campground - 770 945-9531
Van Pugh South Campground - 770 967-6315
Shoal Creek Campground - 678 482-0332
Sawnee Campground - 770 887-0592
Bald Ridge Creek Campground - 770 889-1591
Shady Cove Campground - 770 205-6850
Shady Grove RV Park Campground - 770 887-8906
Bolding Mill Campground - 770 534-6960
Lake Lanier GA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Holiday Marina On Lake Lanier
6900 Lanier Islands Pkwy
Buford, GA 30518
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Lake Sidney Lanier in Georgia.
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Lake Lanier is a great destination for bass, rainbow trout, striped bass, catfish, crappie, sunfish, walleye and perch fishing in the north-central portion of GA.