Clarks Hill Lake (J. Strom Thurmond Reservoir)

Lincoln - Georgia

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  • 201 spots

A sprawling impoundment of the Savannah River. Most anglers target stripers, largemouth, Crappie and bream. Very scenic with excellent public use facilities.

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Clarks Hill Lake (J. Strom Thurmond Reservoir) Fishing Reports

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  1. Uncle smacked a good one today in the big bass tour. This one was worth a check.

    84.0 21.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a lifted jigs with a rage crawl

    1. Bryan Harper 0
      I’ve shore fished there twice visiting family in Evans! A beautiful place
    2. Mike Freeman 0
      Good Ole Carks Hill. Love that lake. Nice bass
    3. 5.12 lbs
    4. Awesome catch he’s a big boy
    5. Scott Sorrell 0
      Good one
    6. Bryan Harper 0
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  2. My boyfriend Ben Fowler big catch of the night. July 29, 2019. This big boy weighted about 42lbs. We didn't have fish scales so we use my bathroom scales.

    Flathead Catfish with a Cut bait

    1. Aldo Rosado 0
      Looks like all went well. The bait is right, the fishing pole intact , good knot, no line snapping. You were ready for anything bigger as well. Nice Work.
    2. Jeff Ultican 0
      that’s a dandy congrats
    3. What a Beast!!
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  3. Largemouth Bass

    1. Jim Worley 0
      Thanks Tim. It is a popular area!!
    2. Tim Green 0
      Great catch,,,, good place,,I believe I recognize spot....back ground... Great 🎏 too ya..,.
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  4. It. aint pretty but it sure was fun catching it on 4lb test. Wishing it was a bass lol. And I got the whole fish in the pic this time πŸ˜€

    FreshwaterDrum / Gaspergou

    1. Debbie F 0
      Wow that had to be an amazing fight! 🎣
    2. Aldo Rosado 0
      That's nice. I hung a 17 lb. Largemouth and all my friends guessed her weight when she broke water. We was Crappie fishing trolling in my bloat when she hit ...more the minnow on 4 lb test line. There was no way in hell she was coming out on 4 lb test. She snapped the line.
    3. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Josh! That one was a big surprise lol.
    4. Nice catch on 4lb line DebbieπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ».Congrats
    5. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Shawn. Yep a little April fools alright haha
    6. Debbie F 0
      Ye Bill, s a big smelly fish. :)
    7. Those drum can fool you. Nice catch!πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    8. Bill Fussell 0
      Man that is a biggun lol
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  5. Bite was on chartreuse or crawdad model A bomber crank baits last Sunday (10/28/18). We could target spotted bass on main lake as well as secondary points. Largemouth ...more are moving to the backs of coves. Spinnerbait was also a reliable second.

  6. This weeks Crappie catches while fishing with Little River Guide Service

    Black Crappie with a Slab slayer jigs

  7. pink head 1/16 blk. chrtse tail

    Black Crappie with a slabslayer jig

    1. Tim Green 0
      nice..good fishing to you...
  8. Box full of hard fighting great tasting fish from Clarks hill lake while fishing with

    5 lb. Hybrid Striped Bass and Striped Bass with a Live blue back herring

  9. another happy group

    Striped Bass with a live blueback herring

    1. Mary Fulp 0
      Now thats what I call a good day of fishing! Good job guys!
    2. Tony Shepherd 0
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