Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Hartwell Lake

4.7

Stephens County, GA

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 185 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Hartwell Lake, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Stephens County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Hartwell Lake.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Stephens County, Georgia, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Hartwell Lake.

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Hartwell Lake Fishing Map

Explore the Hartwell Lake fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 34°29'49.9"N 82°49'15.5"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Hartwell Lake, GA

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Hartwell Lake to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Georgia.

There are countless Hartwell Lake fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass, Channel catfish, Black crappie, White crappie, Walleye, Bluegill and others, as of February 21, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Largemouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

10

Min size

12"

Measurement

Total Length

Prohibited methods

Spearing, Bow Fishing

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Smallmouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

10

Min size

12"

Measurement

Total length

Prohibited methods

Spearing, Bow Fishing

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Channel catfish

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

No

Min size

No

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Black crappie

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

30

Min size

No

Prohibited methods

Spearing, Bow Fishing

Above are just a few of the species found in Hartwell Lake. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Hartwell Lake you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 9 species of fish in Hartwell Lake.

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Fishing Spots Near the Hartwell Lake

Must visit the following nearest Hartwell Lake fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.1

Buncombe County, NC

10 hot spots

4.5

Forsyth County, GA

10 hot spots

4.6

Putnam County, GA

10 hot spots

4.0

Buncombe County, NC

8 hot spots

4.3

Richmond County, GA

10 hot spots

4.7

Fannin County, GA

7 hot spots

4.2

DeKalb County, GA

8 hot spots

4.7

DeKalb County, GA

3 hot spots

4.3

Fulton County, GA

6 hot spots

4.3

Cleveland County, NC

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Hartwell Lake

  • The best time to fish for largemouth bass at Hartwell Lake is the period from December to March.
  • During summer time you have more chances to catch largemouth bass in the early mornings and late afternoons.
  • The period from late February and early March is the best time to fish for crappie here.
  • Try using live minnows and small crappie jigs to catch crappie here.

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