Is Lake Allatoona good fishing?

Is Lake Allatoona good fishing?

Allatoona Lake is the largest of 11 public fishing areas including trout streams in Bartow County. The lake offers great fishing for all ages and skill levels. The lower Etowah River, below Allatoona dam is well-known for striped bass and spotted bass.

Are there fish in Lake Allatoona?

Spotted bass
Striped bassLargemouth bass
Lake Allatoona/Fish

What are fish biting on Lake Allatoona?

Technique – Baits vary from season to season, but a good arsenal of spinnerbaits, crankbaits, swimbaits or plastic worms are all good baits to start with. Target the coves and backwaters of the Little River, Etowah and Allatoona Creek areas of the reservoir. This is where some of the better largemouth habitat is found.

Is Lake Allatoona a good lake?

Lake Allatoona is one of the cleanest lakes in Georgia and is used as drinking water by nearby towns. The lake has eight full-service marinas where people can rent, buy, or store boats. The area also has playgrounds, picnic areas, and swimming beaches.

What lives in Allatoona Lake?

Lake Allatoona has large populations of flathead catfish, channel catfish, largemouth bass, spotted bass, crappie, sunfish, bluegill, and hybrid striped bass. Remember that some fish are easier to catch based on the season.

What is the biggest fish in Lake Allatoona?

Lake Allatoona Record Fish

Largemouth Bass 16-lbs., 9-ozs. 08/31/82
Flathead Catfish 35-lbs., 10.88-ozs. 06/20/08
Blue Catfish 52-lbs., 1-oz. 10/27/20
Tiger Trout 2-lbs., 12.8-ozs. 02/01/18
Yellow Perch 1-lb., 1-oz. 12/22/20

Do you need a fishing license on Lake Allatoona?

Yes, you might need a license too. Who needs a fishing license? Anyone age 16 and older must have a current Georgia fishing license in their possession while fishing in Georgia. Rangers may also require identification when checking fishing licenses.

Is it safe to swim in Lake Allatoona?

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has received test results from water samples taken from Lake Allatoona and they indicate levels of toxic blue green algae are within the safe range.

What lake has the biggest catfish?

Santee-Cooper Lakes, South Carolina Channel cats exceeding 15 pounds are fairly common, and the world-record 58-pounder was pulled from Moultrie in 1964, leading to speculation there may still be monsters waiting to be caught.