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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.

1oz
1.5oz
2oz
5 colors
15'
17'
20'
6 colors
18'
21'
24'
7 colors
21'
24'
28'
8 colors
24'
28'
32'
9 colors
27'
31'
36'
             

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.

Bob Benson