Lake Yonah Record Largemouth Bass

Hannah Housworth | June 14, 2012

Will Carpenter with his largemouth bass.

Will Carpenter caught this 6-lb., 1.6-oz. lake-record largemouth on Lake Yonah on June 14, 2012. UPDATE: Will’s Yonah lake record was broken on June 13, 2018 with a 6-lb., 11-oz. bass.

If you catch a Yonah largemouth that might break the established lake record, please get the bass weighed on certified scales with witnesses, and contact GON as soon as possible at 800.438.4663, or email [email protected]. There are certified scales at the Lake Burton Fish Hatchery in Rabun County approximately 20 miles north of Clarkesville on Georgia Highway 197.

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