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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, bluegill, green sunfish, redbreast sunfish, redear sunfish, rock bass, spotted sunfish, warmouth, striped bass and hybrid striped bass at George W Andrews Lake in Georgia.

George W Andrews Lake, GA

Choose from several boat launch ramps to begin your boating day on George Andrews Lake, a 1,540-acre lake on the western border of the state, 15 miles southwest of Blakley. Explore about 50 miles of shoreline along this meandering section of the Chattahoochee River to go sightseeing, fishing or enjoying water sport activities.

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George W Andrews Lake, also known as Lake Andrews, is a popular fishing destination in Georgia. Located on the Chattahoochee River, this reservoir offers excellent angling opportunities for a variety of fish species.

Bass fishing is a major attraction on George W Andrews Lake. The lake is home to largemouth bass, providing anglers with a chance to catch trophy-sized fish. Anglers can target bass using a variety of techniques, such as flipping and pitching soft plastics, working topwater lures, or casting crankbaits along the lake's submerged structure and vegetation. Spring and fall are considered prime seasons for bass fishing on George W Andrews Lake.

Catfish are another sought-after species in the lake. Anglers can find channel catfish, flathead catfish and blue catfish in good numbers. Fishing for catfish can be productive year-round, with summer months being particularly favorable. Anglers can use a variety of baits, including cut bait, chicken liver, or stink baits, to entice catfish.

Crappie fishing is also popular on George W Andrews Lake. Anglers can target both black crappie and white crappie using jigs, live minnows, or small crankbaits. Crappie can be found near submerged structures, such as brush piles or submerged trees. Spring and fall are typically the best seasons for crappie fishing when they move into shallower water to spawn.

Sunfish, including bluegill and redear sunfish, are abundant in the lake and provide great opportunities for anglers, especially those targeting panfish. These colorful and feisty fish can be caught using small jigs, worms, or crickets. Sunfish are often found near shoreline vegetation, submerged structure, or around boat docks.

George W Andrews Lake is also known for its striped bass and hybrid striper populations. These game fish can provide thrilling angling experiences, especially when they are actively feeding. Trolling with live bait or artificial lures, such as swimbaits or jerkbaits, can be effective in targeting these species.

George W Andrews Lake in Georgia is a popular fishing destination with a diverse range of fish species. Whether you're targeting bass, catfish, crappie, sunfish, striped bass, or hybrid stripers, the lake provides ample opportunities for anglers of all skill levels. Combine your fishing adventure with boating and camping for a well-rounded outdoor experience. Plan your trip to George W Andrews Lake and enjoy the thrill of angling in this scenic reservoir.

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Primary fish species residing in George W Andrews Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie Bluegill Green Sunfish Redbreast Sunfish Redear Sunfish Rock Bass Soptted Sunfish Warmouth Striped bass Hybrid Stripers

George Andrews Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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In addition to fishing, George W Andrews Lake offers opportunities for boating and camping. Anglers can explore the lake's waters, access fishing spots, and enjoy leisurely boat rides. Camping facilities are available nearby, allowing anglers and outdoor enthusiasts to extend their stay and fully immerse themselves in the beautiful surroundings.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

River Oaks RV Park - 229 308-0625

Hilton RV Park and Campground - 229 254-0306

Lizard Landing Camp RV Park - 334 696-2047

Omussee Creek RV Park - 334 718-4553

George W Andrews Lake GA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

George Andrews Lake
Lake George W. Andrews
427 Eufaula Road
Fort Gaines Ga. 39851
229 768-2516


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