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Lake Burton Bass

Fishing has been good on Lake Burton, The water temp is around 65 to 68 degrees and the Largemouth bass are starting to spawn. We have been catching most of them out in front of docks waiting to pull up and spawn. We’ve been targeting them with jigs, swimbaits and spinnerbaits.  The Spotted bass are spawning and …

Blue Ridge Lake has been on fire

We’ve been having some awesome trips on Blue Ridge Lake, from beginners to avid anglers. The Spotted bass are spawning all over the lake, with some Smallmouth bass mixed in. Also on sunny days you will see the blueback herring running the banks trying to spawn. This has brought the Walleye up shallow, I’ve caught more …

Dale Hollow Lake Trip

We made our annual trip to Dale Hollow lake last week, for some Smallmouth action. Dale Hollow holds the world record Smallmouth that weighed 11lb 15oz caught by David L Hayes in 1955. If you ever plan on going there to fish, give Horse Creek Marina a call, great place to stay. We got there …

Fall Fishing in The North Georgia Mountains

What better way to cure your election frustration then ripping some lips on some North Georgia bass. The Spotted bass and Largemouth bass have really turned it on this past week on Lake Blue Ridge and Lake Chatuge, we’ve been catching numbers and some good size fish. If you want to know what were catching …

Lake Chatuge Fall Fishing

Well we finally got our first frost of the year last week, and we’ve been having some cool mornings. Lake Chatuge is down 8′ and water temp has dropped to 67 degrees. The Spotted bass are starting move around allot and when the sun comes up you will start seeing small pods of bait fish …

Top Water Bite on Lake Blue Ridge

Lake Blue Ridge water temp is down to 75 degrees and the lake is down 12′, and the top water bite is on. The Spotted bass is chasing bait all over the lake, and every now and then you will catch a Smallmouth bass. I’m using Zara Spooks, Strike King sexy dog, Lucky Craft gunfish …

Lake Blue Ridge Fishing with Kids

I’ve had some fun trips lately on Lake Blue Ridge with kids, There is nothing better than seeing a kids face light up when they’ve got a fish hooked up. There is so much going on in the world now days with video games, smart phones and parents having to work a lot, that it …

Georgia Senators on Lake Chatuge

I would like to thank all the Senators of the Georgia Republican Party and The Ridges Resort for choosing Welch’s Guide Service. We provided a three boat outing for them last week. We didn’t have the best condition with the lake down, full moon, blue bird sky’s and not to mention it being a midday …

Lake Chatuge Fishing

Lake Chatuge has been fishing good, It did slow down some the later part of the week with the storms we’ve been having. There has been a good top water bite the first couple hours in the morning, I’m throwing a Zara Spook and Strike King sexy dog in pockets and around flats targeting Spotted …

Lake Chatuge Fishing

Lake Chatuge is full pool, and water temps are rising with the warm days we’ve been having. The Spotted Bass  are making the blueback herring bait fish live hard,  There has been some top water action going on in the mornings and you will see some fish blowing up through out the day. I’m targeting these …

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