Lake Lanier, Georgia
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Leadcore Fishing Lake Lanier
100 yards of leadcore line has 10 colors
Line sizes come in 12,15,18,27,36 and 45 # test.
Each color released in the water will sink approximately 3 feet
Do put some backing on your reel before loading it up with leadcore line.
30' of 17 to 20# Fluorocarbon leader should be used (Leader should be lighter than leadcore)
Lures used: 1-3 oz bucktails with trailers, Swim Baits, Large stick baits such as Cisco Kid
Trolling at idle speed (2.5 to 3 Mph)
Do not stop the boat when reeling in a fish unless someone clears the other lines out.
Do not attempt to fish over trees. Better if you troll the River Channel .
Do use your mapping software on GPS and follow contours carefully.
Use waypoints to create a trolling pattern.
Fishing into the wind will slow your boat which will make your line runner deeper. The opposite happens when fishing with the wind.
THIS CHART IS AN APPROXIMATION RUNNING AT 2.5 MPH WITH 27# LEADCORE AND A 30' LEADER
Places to fish in July/August:
Browns Bridge to River Forks
Chestatee River markers 1 and 2
Chestatee Bay from 2SH to Marker 29
Two Mile 1 - 5
Six Mile 1-6
Mouths of Shoal, Baldridge, Young Deer
B Buoy to Marker 18
Saddle Dike - Shoal Creek
*This is my personal research. Use it as a guide. Try it and expand it with experimentation.
Don't call me if you hang the trees. It will happen. Pay closer attention to your GPS.