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Flooded Campsites on Lake Allatoona

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High water from heavy rains has caused the Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Allatoona to close a few campsites, but all the parks themselves are open, according to Chief Ranger of Recreation Linda Hartsfield. Numerous campsites, portions of day use areas and boat ramps are partially submerged and will be unavailable for use until […]

Lake Allatoona — Six Feet Above Full Pool

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The Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River District of the US Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) says Lake Allatoona is full when the water level hits 840 feet above sea level. ACE built it.  That gives them the right to set the water level, in my humble opinion.  I’ve never heard them say, “Hey, if you don’t like it, build […]

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (4-25-13)

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Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service of Lake Allatoona.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Line-side fishing is Good! The fish are biting from one end of the lake to the other.  The Hybrids have started their […]

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (4-4-13)

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Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service of Lake Allatoona.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Line-side fishing: Good right now. The river bite is on hold for now, but it will pick back up as the water starts […]

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (3-27-13)

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Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service of Lake Allatoona.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Line-side fishing right now is: Fair. The cold front that we had earlier this week slowed the bite down.  Look for the […]

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Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (3-14-13)

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Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service of Lake Allatoona.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, Robert’s your man. Line side fishing is Good!!! March is starting off to be a great month even with all the rain we are getting.  The fish are starting to […]

Don’t Go Fishing ~ Go Catching!

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Do you know why some people catch fish and others don’t? Of course not.  Neither do I.  That’s why we never catch any fish. Georgia’s waters offer anglers some of most diverse fishing opportunities in the southeast with more than 500,000 acres of reservoirs and 12,000 miles of warm water streams. Now, thanks to the friendly […]

Lake Allatoona is On the Rise

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Thankfully, Lake Allatoona is on the rise. At midnight on March 3, 2013, the water level of Lake Allatoona was 834.83 feet above mean sea level.  A year ago today, the lake was at 835.20 feet. Full pool, according to the US Army Corps of Engineers, is 840 feet. Therefore, as of midnight on March 3rd, […]

Winter Means Crappie Fishing!

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Winters are short in Georgia, but they’re long enough to provide excellent crappie fishing.  Several of our reservoirs offer rewards for anglers willing to brave the bitter cold temperatures. “Crappie fishing brings a lot of action, which means it is an excellent time to engage the entire family or to introduce someone new to the fun […]