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AHQ Report - Lake Russell

January 10

Lake Russell water levels have dropped to just below full pool at around 474.75 (full pool is 475.00), and surface temperatures are about 54 degrees. The lake is a little more stained than usual but certainly not muddy.

Fishing is not in typical patterns for early January, and Guide Wendell Wilson (706-283-3336) believes

December 24

Lake Russell water levels are right around full pool (full pool is 475.00), and surface temperatures are about 53 degrees. Even with the recent rains so far the lake continues to have good water clarity.    

There is not a lot of change in the bass pattern, but Guide Jerry Kotal (706-988-0860) reports

December 9

Lake Russell water levels are around 474.75 (full pool is 475.00), and morning surface temperatures are about 57 degrees. The lake is relatively clear.  

Warm weather at this time of year isn’t what Guide Jerry Kotal (706-988-0860) likes

— October 31 Lake Russell water levels are around 473.75 (full pool is 475.00), and morning surface temperatures remain about 72 or 73 degrees.  Parts of the lake are turning over, and the water is dark and bubbling in those areas. It’s still unseasonably warm on Lake Russell, and Guide Jerry Kotal (706-988-0860) reports that […]
— The newest Lake Russell fishing report can be found at: http://www.anglersheadquarters.com/ahq-insider-lake-russell-gasc-fall-2019-fishing-report/ October 17 Lake Russell water levels are around 474.25 (full pool is 475.00), and morning surface temperatures are in the low to mid-70s.  The lake is pretty clear but in areas it is turning over and you can see bubbles on the surface. Even […]
— The newest Lake Russell fishing report can be found at: http://www.anglersheadquarters.com/ahq-insider-lake-russell-gasc-fall-2019-fishing-report/ September 4 Lake Russell water levels are down to around 472 (full pool is 475.00), about as low as the lake typically gets, and morning surface temperatures are roughly 80-83 degrees. The lake is still pretty clear. The overall patterns remain fairly similar, but Guide […]
— The newest Lake Russell fishing report can be found at: http://www.anglersheadquarters.com/ahq-insider-lake-russell-gasc-fall-2019-fishing-report/ August 21 Lake Russell water levels are around 474.75 (full pool is 475.00), and morning surface temperatures are roughly 84-87 degrees.  The lake is clear. With stable, hot temperatures Guide Jerry Kotal (706-988-0860) reports that his boat is still catching bass and striped bass suspended around […]
— The newest Lake Russell fishing report can be found at: http://www.anglersheadquarters.com/ahq-insider-lake-russell-gasc-summer-2019-fishing-report/ July 31 Lake Russell water levels are around 474.0 (full pool is 475.00), and morning surface temperatures are around 85.  The lake is clear. Water temperatures have cooled off a bit on Lake Russell, but Guide Jerry Kotal (706-988-0860) reports that patterns are about the […]
— The newest Lake Russell fishing report can be found at: http://www.anglersheadquarters.com/ahq-insider-lake-russell-gasc-summer-2019-fishing-report/ July 19 Lake Hartwell water levels are at exactly full pool (660.00), and water temperatures are in the upper 80s. Conditions are clear. Hybrid and striped bass have gotten into a pretty typical summer pattern, and Guide Chip Hamilton (864-304-9011) reports that before daylight there are a lot […]
— The newest Lake Russell fishing report can be found at: http://www.anglersheadquarters.com/ahq-insider-lake-russell-gasc-summer-2019-fishing-report/ June 3 Lake Russell water levels are around 474.6 (full pool is 475.00), and water temperatures are in the low to mid-80s.  The lake is very clear. The bass fishing is fairly steady on Lake Russell, and Guide Jerry Kotal (706-988-0860) reports that he is […]
— The newest Lake Hartwell fishing report can be found at: http://www.anglersheadquarters.com/ahq-insider-lake-hartwell-gasc-summer-2019-fishing-report/ May 21 Lake Hartwell water levels remain above full pool at 660.79 (full pool is 660.00), and water temperatures are in the mid to upper 70s.  Clarity is normal. May is living up to its reputation as one of the best months to […]

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