This Lake Allatoona striper and hybrid report fishing report has been brought to you exclusively by Robert Eidson of First Bite Guide Service, 770 827 6282, email: [email protected].
Linesides: Excellent. My clients this past week have been catching anywhere from 20- 60 fish on a half day trip, It’s easy fishing right now. “It’s been incredible, and it’s really ABC fishing. Pick a main-lake point, start in about 20 feet of water, and start working out with your downlines. The linesides are setting up 18 to 24 feet deep, but they might be suspended over a deeper bottom.
Trolling The umbrella rigs are starting to out produce live bait , but bites on topwater and flatlines are nonexistent. “The south end of the lake is the key. If you’re fishing within sight of the dam, you’re in a good area. Fish from Clear Creek to the south, and into Allatoona Creek to about the railroad trestle at the southern end of Allatoona Landing,. “There’s nothing up north, even the white-bass bite has died. One other thing worth mentioning is last year’s stocking of 100,000 stripers — about three times more than the lake normally gets. I think every one of them lived. Never have I seen so many peanut stripers, 1-pounders, in my life. And the hybrids that we are catching are big and strong