• Lake Russell Fishing Report - GA

    Southern Fishing Schools
    (770) 889-2654 http://www.southernfishing.com/ ken@southernfishing.com
  • SOUTHERN FISHING SCHOOLS INC. is the ONLY full time Fishing School in the south. We have been fishing these lakes and streams of the south since 1957. We have attended more than 40 worlds championship events, that include 26 Bassmasters Classics, 7 Red Man All Americans and 5 BassNGal World Finals. We can teach anglers of all skill levels how to find and catch more bass

  • Lake Russell Fishing Report - GA

    LAKE RUSSELL IS FULL, CLEAR, 80’S


    Bass fishing is fair. The bass are out of the main lake up and half way into the creeks and rivers. Slow rolling a 1/2 ounce spinner bait is working on a few bass, but the better bite is coming off the Ito Vision 110 jerks baits, Glass Shad Raps and DT Baits. Try a Booyah Pond Magic Craw 3/16 ounce Tandem. Senko Worm 5 watermelon and black. This is a good bait to try after the sun is up. A crawfish color, or type bait, is an excellent choice during these periods. Good baits to use this week include Ito Vision 110 jerk baits, Chug Bugs, jig and pig combinations and plastic 6 inch worms. Continue to fish submerged wood cover and the rocks. The bigger rocks are usually producing the better bass. Fish any bank structure, main lake points and secondary points. The afternoon bite is picking up. Work Carolina rigs on the channel ridges and any area where the bottom makes a sharp drop into deeper water. The best strikes are occurring somewhere between three to ten feet of water. Spots are after any #5 Shad Raps and the perch color has been very good.


    Saturday, August 26, 2017 2pm at Bass Pro Shops in Lawrenceville, learn BASICS OF ELECTRONICS BY LOWRANCE PRO STAFF, KEN STURDIVANT


    Ask for a free sonar set up sheet by sending me an email to ken@southernfishing.com. Please tell me what model machine you have.


    We recommend Overboard Designs for 2956 Waterworks Road Buford, Georgia 30518 Phone 678.714.7122.


    The Advantage Boat Center in Cumming Georgia offer sales, service and storage close to Lake Lanier. 678 771 8745. Ask for Myra.


    We recommend Transducer Shield and Savers. Protect your investment.


    We have the LOWRANCE Gen 3 Touch and the game changing technology in the NEW 3D Lowrance Technology on our boat. Bring any HDS machine only to Lake Lanier and learn it ALL in one day. Call Ken for details. See our Southern Fishing Schools page for the latest screen shots of the LOWRANCE 3D technology. See bass over a ladder in 10 feet of water, 168 feet from my boat. www.lowrance.com.


    Anglers have these books for sale BASS FISHING ON WEST POINT LAKE, BASS FISHING LAKE RUSSELL, BASS FISHING WEST POINT LAKE and BASS FISHING LAKE HARTWELL. These books have lots of bass fishing and covers every week of the year. Each book $39.00. If you would like a sample of any book send us an e mail to ken@southernfishing.com.


    We offer these waypoints for sale. You get the coordinates and you load them into your GPS unit for
    Lake Allatoona for $99.00 Lake Lanier for $99.00 Lake Oconee for $99.00 Lake Weiss for $99.00 Lake Hartwell for $99.00 WAYPOINTS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE


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