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Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (1-18-12)

This Lake Allatoona Fishing Guides Report for striper and hybrid is provided by Robert Eidson of First Bite Guide Service of Lake Allatoona, Georgia. Contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by email: [email protected] Fishing is good. The bite this week is the same as last week’s, so change nothing. The hybrids and stripers are concentrated mid-lake […]

Fifth Lake Allatoona Drowning in 2008

Tragically this weekend saw a fifth drowning victim of the year at Lake Allatoona. While the other victims were all young and drowned around Red Top Mountain Park, Joel Felix was in his thirties and was boating with family and friends near the Victoria Day Use Area when he decided to go swimming. Cherokee County […]

Lake Allatoona Memorial for Fallen Student

The Cherokee Outdoor Family YMCA on Lake Allatoona renamed its climbing tower for a Olen Reid Ashe III, a Georgia Tech student and former camp staffer killed in a skydiving accident. The 60-foot structure will became the Reid Ashe Memorial Climbing Tower. Toby Bramblett, YMCA executive director, described Ashe as a “rock for this facility” […]

Fourth Drowning Victim This Year

Lake Allatoona has suffered an unusual number of drownings this year, with a fourth victim over the weekend. Miguel Ramos, 18 years old and from Athens, drowned at Red Top Mountain Park while trying to swim from one side of a cove to the other. Tragically, the other three victims this year were of a […]

Bartow County Teen Drowns on Allatoona

Unfortunately a third student has drowned on in Allatoona in three months. A Bartow County teen drowned late Monday afternoon in a Lake Allatoona cove popular with local high schoolers. The 17-year-old victim went under after swimming about one-eighth of a mile across the cove, located on the backside of Red Top Mountain in Bartow […]