Lake Information

Lake Hartwell

56,000 Acres and 962 miles of shoreline.  The Dam was completed in 1963!  This lake offers excellent fishing for Largemouth bass, Stripped Bass, Hybrid Bass, White Bass, Catfish, Crappie, Spotted Bass, etc.  Structure mainly consist of boat docks, brush piles, rock, creek channels, humps, ditches, rip rap, and submerged timber!  The lake is known for it's top water bite in the months of April, May, June, & July.  Spoon jigging is excellent during the months of October, November, December, January, February, & March.  Hybrids & Strippers go up the rivers to spawn in April & May!


Lake Russell

26,650 Acres, and the Dam was completed in 1983!  The lake offers excellent fishing for Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Yellow Perch, Stripped Bass, Hybrid Bass, Catfish, & Crappie.  This is a wilderness lake with no houses or boat docks.  Structure mainly consist of lots of standing timber, creek channels, humps, ditches, brush piles, and rip rap!  A great place to get a wall hanger.  Largemouth Bass and Spotted Bass population is excellent, as well as Catfish.  Hybrids & Strippers are fair!


Both lakes are U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers and the lakes border the State of Georgia and the State of South Carolina, so both states stock the lake at different times, which makes a great fishery!