Lake Russell Fishing near Elberton, Georgia
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Description for Lake Russell, Elbert County, Georgia
Lake Russell is a reservoir located just 10 miles from Elberton, in Elbert County, in the state of Georgia, United States, near Beverly, GA. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including carp, catfish, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass and bream/bluegill here. Whether you’re baitcasting, spinning or fly fishing your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Lake Russell.
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Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.
Fishing Reports near Lake Russell
"Did pretty well with a Ribbit frog cast deep into cover. Had several large bass roll on it and..." Bettys Branch
"The most consistent pattern seems to be main-lake points and the major secondary points leading..." Hartwell Lake
"Striper are schooling on the lower end of the lake - in the mouth of Keg Creek, the Little River..." J. Strom Thurmond Reservoir
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