What Are Georgia’s Best Spotted Bass Waters?

Georgia's Best Spotted Bass Waters Seeing spots before your eyes is usually a bad thing, but when it comes to fishing it is a mixed blessing here in Georgia. Spotted bass fight hard and are fun to catch and eat, but in most Georgia lakes they create problems for the largemouth population. Spotted bass are a subspecies of black bass, first cousin to the largemouth. If you compare the two, the spotted bass has a smaller mouth, with the back of the mouth not extending past the eye when closed. Read more [...]

Is It Time for State Management Of Red Snapper Fisheries?

Time for State Management of Red Snapper Fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico Bob Shipp, PhD from The Fishing Wire Editor's Note: Bob Shipp, PhD, is one of the most respected fishery experts in the nation, with special expertise in reef fishes of the Gulf of Mexico. A professor emeritus of marine sciences at the University of South Alabama, Shipp's also author of the book, Dr. Bob Shipp's Guide to Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico, one of the best illustrated fishery guides on the market, available Read more [...]

Clarks Hill – Lake Thurmond Fishing Report

Fishing Report for Clarks Hill - Lake Thurmond Want specific holes to fish each month of the year on Clarks Hill - Lake Thurmond? Check out "Keys To Catching Clarks Hill Bass" in eBook format, with ten spots for each month of the year, with GPS coordinates, how to fish each and lures to use. The eBook is $4.99. Now available on CD ($6.00) or Email ($4.00) - contact me at ronnie@fishing-about.com I may have some copies printed but the price would be about $10.00. If you want a printed copy please Read more [...]

Lake Lanier Fishing Report

Want specific holes to fish each month of the year on Lake Lanier? Check out Keys To Catching Lake Lanier Bass in eBook format, with ten spots for each month of the year, with GPS coordinates, how to fish each and lures to use. The eBook is $4.99. Now available on CD ($6.00) or Email ($4.00) - contact me at ronnie@fishing-about.com I may have some copies printed but the price would be about $10.00. If you want a printed copy please email me at ronnie@fishing-about.com to reserve a copy if I do Read more [...]

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report

Fishing Report for Lake Allatoona “The Southern Fishing Report” By Ken Sturdivant 106 Hickory Ridge 770 889 2654 Cumming Georgia 30040 www.southernfishing.com May 22, 2015 LAKE ALLATOONA IS FULL, CLEAR & UPPER 70’S This bass fishing report is from Matt Driver 404 456 6094 www.proanglerradio.com Bass fishing is great with a good largemouth bite this week. For largemouth go shallow and concentrate on cover with a Spro hydro pop and a spinner bait. Spots are still on a shad Read more [...]

Jackson Lake Fishing Report

Fishing Report for Jackson Lake “The Southern Fishing Report” By Ken Sturdivant 106 Hickory Ridge 770 889 2654 Cumming Georgia 30040 www.southernfishing.com May 22, 2015 JACKSON LAKE IS DOWN 1.3 FEET, UPPER 70’S AND CLEAR Bass fishing is good and there are a lot of spawning shad around the man made rock piles and the bass are right in there with them. Any wind blown point can also produce a few fish using the Lucky Craft Flashminnow 110 and Pointer 100's. Once the sun gets Read more [...]

Lake Oconee Fishing Report

Fishing Report for Lake Oconee “The Southern Fishing Report” By Ken Sturdivant 106 Hickory Ridge 770 889 2654 Cumming Georgia 30040 www.southernfishing.com May 22, 2015 LAKE OCONEE IS FULL, STAINE UP THE RIVERS LIGHT STAIN ON MAIN LAKE RICHLAND CREEK CLEAR, 79 83 DEGREES Bass fishing is fair. Start your day with a buzz bait fished along sea walls and rip rap. Work the middle of the coves and main lake creeks. After the sun gets up switch to boat docks in the same areas. Use a Read more [...]

West Point Lake Fishing Report

Fishing Report for West Point Lake “The Southern Fishing Report” By Ken Sturdivant 106 Hickory Ridge 770 889 2654 Cumming Georgia 30040 www.southernfishing.com May 22, 2015 WEST POINT LAKE IS FULL, CLEAR & LOW 80’S Bass fishing is good. With the temperature change this week there has been little change. There are still a few fish left on the bed, but most fish are falling in the post spawn pattern. The spawning fish that are left are primarily north up the river past Ringer Read more [...]

Lake Sinclair Fishing Report

Fishing Report for Lake SinclaIr “The Southern Fishing Report” By Ken Sturdivant 106 Hickory Ridge 770 889 2654 Cumming Georgia 30040 www.southernfishing.com May 22, 2015 LAKE SINCLAIR IS FULL, 82 DEGREES, MUDDY UP RIVER, MAIN LAKE STAINED, BY MATT HENRY, CALL 770 361 4210 (cell) or 478 451 0167 (SINCLAIR MARINA) WWW.SINCLAIRMARINA.COM MATT@SINCLAIRMARINA.COM. Bass fishing is great on Lake Sinclair. Everyone seems to be catching fish right now all over the lake. The shallow Read more [...]

Lake Weiss Fishing Report

Fishing Report for Lake Weiss “The Southern Fishing Report” By Ken Sturdivant 106 Hickory Ridge 770 889 2654 Cumming Georgia 30040 www.southernfishing.com May 22, 2015 WEISS LAKE IS FULL, CLEAR AND 79 81 DEGREES BY MARK COLLINS GUIDE SERVICE Bass fishing is good and most fish have spawned. Some are still being caught shallow and some have moved to deeper structure near the spawning areas. Lizards, Jigs, Creature baits, Spinner Baits, Carolina Rigs and shallow running Crank Baits Read more [...]