Line-sides are poor. The fishing is still on the poor side, but the lake is starting to clear.
The lake is still heavily stain but isn’t rolling mud like weeks past.. The shad kill seems to be over and fishing should get back to normal as soon as.the lake level stabilizes and clears. The key to catching fish when the bite turns back on is to find clear water. The backs of the creeks ( Kellogg’s, Clear, Stamp and Iron Hill ) will clear first and will be your best bet.
Small baits trout, shiners and shad fished on planner boards and free-lines will be your best bet.
We are still getting reports of a few schools of Hybrids and Stripers busting top water right before dark at Bartow Carver beach. Hopefully this is a sign of good things to come.
Trolling is poor and until the lake clears up trolling isn’t worth the time or gas.
This has been the worst Feb I can remember. Hopefully March will be better. Until the fishing picks back up on Lake Allatoona, we will be moving all of our trips to Lanier.