Lake Blue Ridge Fishing Report – October 2022

Blue Ridge: Level: 3.2 feet below 1681. Temp: 73 degrees. Clarity: 15 feet. Bass: Guide Eric Welch, of Welch’s Guide Service reports, “Fishing is getting good. The lake level has been dropping fast and the water temp is starting to come down. I’ve been catching some fish first thing in the mornings on topwater, throwing a Whopper…

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Lake Allatoona Fishing Report – October 2022

Allatoona: Level: 4.3 feet below 840. Temp: 82 degrees. Clarity: 6 to 7 feet. Bass: Tournament angler Matt Driver reports, “October is the month when the temps start to cool and the fish are on the move feeding up. With football and hunting season in full swing, I’ve noticed the weekends are a lot calmer…

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Lake Hartwell Fishing Report – October 2022

Hartwell: Level: 3.4 below 660. Temp: Low 80s. Clarity: 1 to 4 feet. Bass: Guide Matthew Justice reports, “Baitfish are on the move to the backs of the creeks looking for oxygen, and the fish are following. Fishing has been good in the larger creeks throwing a squarebill crankbait around rocks and laydowns. Look for…

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West Point Lake Fishing Report – October 2022

West Point: Level: 0.9 feet below 635. Temp: Mid 70s. Clarity: Fairly clear. Bass: Good. Guide Keith Hudson reports, “Fall is finally here and with the first cool mornings comes the anticipation of the upcoming fall feeding frenzy that we have grown to expect. Bass can be found shallow again in the backs of coves feeding…

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Lake Weiss Fishing Report – October 2022

Weiss: Level: 0.2 feet below 564. Temp: 77-80 degrees. Clarity: Clear.  Multiple Species: Guide Mark Collins reports, “Bass fishing is good, and they are on the creek and river channel ledges. Deep-running crankbaits and Carolina rigs are catching fish. Some bass are being caught shallow in the grass. Crappie fishing is fair, and they are on…

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Lake Sinclair Fishing Report – October 2022

Sinclair: Level: 1.5 feet below 340. Temp: 75-80 degrees. Clarity: Clear as it gets on Sinclair with a possible light stain up the river. Bass: Tournament angler Karl Pingry reports, “Bass fishing is still hot, according to Ed at Lakeside Chevron. It’s taking 19 to 21 pounds for a winning weight these days. The shad…

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Lake Seminole Fishing Report – October 2022

Seminole: Level: 0.9 feet below 77.5. Temp: Mid 80s. Clarity: Mostly clear. Bass: Guide Aaron Crews reports, “Bass are on a flipping bite as usual. They are on topwater baits but in low-light conditions. The spinnerbait bite is back as they are chasing shad. Ledge fishing with worms, jigs and deep crankbaits are working. Fall…

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Georgia Saltwater Fishing Report – October 2022

Saltwater: Inshore: Capt. David Newlin, reports, “September’s redfish bite has been on fire. A lot of days we have caught 50-plus fish from 13 to 42 inches. They seem to be almost everywhere from the beach to the freshwater up the river. October should be hot. Look for the redfish to head up river as…

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Lake Russell Fishing Report – October 2022

Russell: Level: 1.3 feet below 475. Temp: 75-80 degrees. Clarity: Clear. Bass: Guide Kerry Partain reports, “The bass fishing has slowed down some the last few weeks, and this should continue with the fall transition as the baitfish and bass are constantly on the move. The water clarity has also started changing in some areas…

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Lake Oconee Fishing Report – October 2022

Oconee: Level: Full at 435. Temp: 82 degrees. Clarity: There is a slight algae bloom on the lower end. Bass: Guide Mark Smith, of Reel Time Guide Service, reports, “Bass fishing is only fair as of right now. The best bet is to fish a large crankbait off the south-end points and humps. Most of…

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