Fishing At Lake Hartwell
AKA: Hartwell Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, redeye bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, redbreast sunfish, redear sunfish, warmouth, white bass, white perch, yellow perch, striped bass, hybrid striped bass and chain pickerel at Lake Hartwell in South Carolina.
A legendary fishery in the world of competitive bass fishing, Lake Hartwell covers 56,000 acres and has healthy populations of many fish species. Located along the western border of the state, at Anderson, SC, Hartwell Lake has 960 miles of shoreline. A couple dozen SC boat launch ramps are conveniently located for easy access. On-the-water boat rentals include pontoon boats, sailboats, ski boats, kayaks and family boats. More than a half dozen marinas offer services to boaters and anglers. Fishing enthusiasts can pursue bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, bluegill, sunfish, striped bass and hybrid stripers. Humps, bumps, islands, points, creek channels, ledges and backwaters all over the lake provide cover for the bass and baitfish alike. Lake Hartwell State Park and other campgrounds and RV parks are available in the area. Several marinas, stores and restaurants are available to enhance your weekend fishing trip or vacation. Numerous fishing guides offer experienced guide trips on Hartwell.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Hartwell
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Lake Hartwell Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Lake Hartwell State Park Campground - 864 972-3352
Lakeshore RV Resort - 864 642-8711
Carolina Landing RV Resort - 864 972-9892
Lake Hartwell Camping and Cabins - 864 287-3223
Little Creek RV Park - 864 231-5657
Coneross Park Campground - 888 893-0678
Twin Lakes Campground - 888 893-0678
Anderson-Lake Hartwell KOA Campground - 864 287-3161
Wells Highway RV Park - 864 973-3943
Tiger Cove Campground - 864 225-5993
Lake Hartwell SC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Hartwell State Park
Fair Play, SC 29643
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Lake Hartwell in South Carolina.
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Go fishing at Lake Hartwell to catch bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, bluegill, sunfish, striped bass and hybrid stripers in western South Carolina.