Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Lake Oconee

4.6

Putnam County, GA

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 102 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Lake Oconee, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Putnam 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 Lake Oconee.

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

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Lake Oconee Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Lake Oconee, GA

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

There are countless Lake Oconee 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, Channel catfish, Flathead catfish, Blue catfish, Black crappie, White crappie, Bluegill and others, as of May 24, 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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Channel catfish

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

No

Min size

No

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Flathead catfish

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Regulation

Season

-

Bag limit

-

Max size

-

Min size

-

Prohibited methods

-

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Blue catfish

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Regulation

Season

-

Bag limit

-

Max size

-

Min size

-

Prohibited methods

-

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

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Fishing Spots Near the Lake Oconee

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

4.7

Monroe County, GA

8 hot spots

4.1

Bibb County, GA

10 hot spots

4.3

Houston County, GA

10 hot spots

4.2

DeKalb County, GA

8 hot spots

4.8

Houston County, GA

3 hot spots

4.4

Houston County, GA

7 hot spots

4.7

Houston County, GA

5 hot spots

4.3

Richmond County, GA

10 hot spots

4.5

Forsyth County, GA

10 hot spots

4.7

DeKalb County, GA

3 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Lake Oconee

  • Plastic baits work well for bass fishing at Lake Oconee.
  • To catch largemouth bass in the cold time of the year try fishing deeper water. In warmer months concentrate on more shallow cover.
  • Minnows and jigs are the best baits to catch crappie here.
  • Warm summer night is the best time to catch catfish at Lake Oconee.

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