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Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redbreast sunfish, white bass, striped bass and hybrid striped bass at Lake Oconee in Georgia.

Lake Oconee, GA

One of the top bass-fishing lakes in all of Georgia, Lake Oconee is also a great destination for a family vacation. This beautiful lake is right I-20 and has all the amenities for camping, boating, hiking, sightseeing and fishing. In addition to bass the reservoir has quality populations of other fish species. Crappie, catfish, white bass, bluegill, stripers, hybrid striped bass and sunfish all reside here. With 376 miles of shoreline to fish, this 19,000-acre lake has plenty of fishing holes for those who fish out of a boat and those who prefer to fish from the bank. Lake Oconee is located in the east-central part of the state, 2 miles west of Greensboro, GA. Numerous boat ramps allow for launching of bass boats, pontoons and all kinds of pleasure boats.

Fishing Boats For Rent In Georgia

Primary fish species residing in Lake Oconee

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Redbreast Sunfish White Bass Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass

Lake Oconee 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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Fishing Boat Rentals

Anchors Marina
Rentals: Fishing boats and pontoon boats
706 623-0024

Fish Tale Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
706 717-8158

Lake Club Marina at Reynolds Lake Oconee
Rentals: Pontoon boats
706 467-1601

Sun Life Marinas on Lake Oconee
Rentals: Pontoon boats
706 485-7596

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Armor Bridge Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, west side, off Browns Ford Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Lawrence Shoals Campground Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Lawrence Shoals Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Long Shoals Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off River Lake Circle, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Parks Ferry Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northern section of the lake, east side, off Parks Mill Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Redlands Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northern section of the lake, off Highway 278, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Sugar Creek Public Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, at the south end of the Parks Mill Road Bridge, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Swords Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off Blue Springs Road, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Marinas

Anchors Marina
1054 Lake Oconee Parkway
Eatonton, Ga 31024
706 623-0024

Fish Tale Marina
891 Greensboro Rd
Eatonton, GA 31024
706 717-8158

Lake Club Marina at Reynolds Lake Oconee
8057 Browns Ford Rd
Greensboro, GA 30642
706 467-1601

Sun Life Marinas on Lake Oconee
144 Collis Marina Rd NE
Eatonton, GA 31024
706 485-7596

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lawrence Shoals Public Recreation Campground - 706 485-5494

Lake Oconee / Greensboro KOA Campground - 706 453-4505

Oconee Springs Park Campground - 706 485-8423

Country Boy RV Park - 706 342-1799

Old Salem Park Campground - 706 467-2850

Lake Oconee GA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Oconee
Fish Tale Marina
891 Greensboro Rd
Eatonton, GA 31024
706 485-0925

 

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