Lake Lanier News

4/6/2019 1:41:00 PM
Gainesville Times
Nearly 1,200 volunteers spent Saturday, April 6 wading, paddling or walking along the Chattahoochee River, picking up massive amounts of trash during the ninth-annual Sweep the Hooch event. Held by ...

4/2/2019 8:51:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - It was supposed to a fun trip for an Alabama family visiting their relatives in Lagrange over the weekend. But, 37-year-old Fallon Wells died after her kayak was caught in a low ...

3/31/2019 1:03:00 PM
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Summer hours took effect this week for the parks at Lake Lanier, with facilities open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced. Parks to open for the summer season include ...

3/22/2019 7:25:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
On Thursday, a small crowd gathered in the chapel at Pure Life to watch a series of documentaries on the Chattahoochee River and water. Film Night at the Chapel benefited the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper ...

3/21/2019 3:33:00 PM
Gainesville Times
The CORPs continues to manage water levels well. Lake Lanier is above full pool at 1073.16 feet or 2.16 above full pool of 1071. Lake surface temperatures are in the mid-to-upper 50s. The lake below ...

3/21/2019 9:28:00 AM
Lake Lanier
Opinions vary when it comes to drones. Self-proclaimed artists believe it’s just honky-dory to capture anyone’s image when they’re out in public. Folks being taped often feel their rights are being ...

3/20/2019 7:59:00 PM
Tryon Daily Bulletin
LAKE LANIER—Several Lake Lanier residents came to Tuesday’s Tryon Town Council meeting to let the town know they are against the town building a public dock there. After a lengthy discussion with ...

3/20/2019 2:13:00 PM
Lake Lanier
The last time I counted them all there were about 100 boat ramps on Lanier. On a random and mysteriously rotating basis, a few launches are close to fishing holes where you are guaranteed to catch ...

3/16/2019 1:53:00 PM
Gainesville Times
Since becoming established in 1994, the nonprofit has implemented myriad initiatives, programs and other efforts to protect and preserve the Chattahoochee River, its lakes and watershed. The nonprofit ...

3/14/2019 2:26:00 PM
Gainesville Times
Water Conditions: Lake Lanier remains well above full pool at 1,074.42 feet or 3.42 feet above full pool of 1,071 at the time of this writing. Lake surface temperatures are in the low to mid 50s. The ...

3/12/2019 5:00:00 AM
30545. The Helen Chamber of Commerce will stock the Chattahoochee River with over 400 pounds of trout. This beautiful stretch of the Chattahoochee that flows leisurely through the City of Helen, only ...

3/11/2019 3:21:00 PM
Lake Lanier
As the father of two adult daughters and two perfect granddaughters, I want to add my surprise-free personal congratulations to Brooke Wheeler of Snellville for the trophy rainbow trout she landed fro...

3/11/2019 11:29:00 AM
Lake Lanier
Water levels have approached near-record levels (1076 mean sea level) twice in the past 14 days, with continued rainfall in the regional forecast. While non-damaging water releases from the Lanier Res...

3/8/2019 6:45:00 PM
at 3 p.m. EST Sunday. After it roared through Beauregard, it hit Smiths Station as an EF-3, with a peak wind of 140 mph, around 3:30 p.m., then crossed the Chattahoochee River into Georgia and cut a s...

3/7/2019 12:47:00 PM
Lake Lanier
Peachtree Pointe at Lanier Islands on Lake Lanier is about a million times nicer than this time last year. You’ll find the best spot on the lake for your event at Peachtree Pointe. Choose from outside ...

3/7/2019 10:23:00 AM
Join Chattahoochee Riverkeeper for their 9th annual service event along the Chattahoochee River. Sweep the Hooch provides the opportunity for individuals and communities to come together to remove tra...

3/7/2019 9:48:00 AM
Gainesville Times
Water Conditions: Lake Lanier remains well above full pool at 1,075.6 feet or 4.6 feet above full pool of 1,071 feet at the time of this writing. Lake surface temperatures are in the low 50s. The lake ...

3/6/2019 4:44:00 PM
Gainesville Times
Food Truck Fridays are coming back to Lake Lanier Olympic Park next week. The park is starting up its 2019 season of Food Truck Fridays on the Lake at 5 p.m. Friday, March 15. The event will run once ...

3/5/2019 4:54:00 PM
Gainesville Times
The city of Gainesville is asking Hall County’s legislative delegation to approve annexing Lake Lanier Olympic Park in to the city so the city can take over the park’s operations. Currently, the city ...

3/4/2019 10:30:00 AM
USA Patch
Metro Atlanta Resort Endeavors to Accommodate Large Groups with the Enclosure of this Lakeside Venue and Addition of Two Commercial Kitchens Buford, Ga. – March 4, 2019 – Lanier Islands is ...

3/4/2019 10:04:00 AM
Insurance Journal
One of the rainiest winters in recent years has brought the highest water levels in 42 years to Lake Lanier, northeast of Atlanta. The high waters are sloshing into the yards of homes and overtaking d...

3/2/2019 8:02:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Lake Lanier is full — more than full actually. As storms have moved through the area, with a fresh round of rain expected to come through today, Lanier is close to 5 feet above its full pool level of ...

3/2/2019 8:45:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — One of the rainiest winters in recent years has brought the highest water levels in 42 years to Lake Lanier, northeast of Atlanta. The high waters are sloshing into the yards ...

2/28/2019 4:15:00 PM
Gainesville Times
Water Conditions: Lake Lanier is well above full pool at 1,075.7 feet, or 4.7 feet above full pool of 1,071 at the time of this writing. Lake surface temperatures are right above or just below 50 degr...

2/27/2019 3:42:00 PM
Lake Lanier
The Twisted Oar on Lake Lanier isn’t the mythical pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, but it’s almost as hard to find. My adventure to the Twisted Oar began on the first sunny Sunday afternoon sinc...

2/26/2019 8:38:00 PM
CUMMING, Ga. — Lake Lanier is at it’s highest point since 1977 according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, The lake received 13.53 inches of rain in the last seven days, according to the U.S. Geolo...

2/25/2019 4:29:00 PM
Gainesville Times
On a typical day, Jim O’Dell walks down the stairs to the bottom floor of the Lake Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club and weaves his way through the boats and equipment stacked on racks throughout the boatho...

2/22/2019 1:39:00 PM
Gainesville Times
Marinas, lake trails and boat ramps are feeling the full effects of this year’s winter precipitation, and some have had to temporarily close down until Lake Lanier’s water level decreases. In Gainesvi...

2/22/2019 12:28:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Following days of rain seemingly endless rain, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has temporarily closed West Bank Park at Lake Lanier due to “safety hazards.” In a news release, the Corps said the park ...

2/21/2019 7:32:00 PM
(Feb 15, 2019 - GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.) With each day that passes, Tennessee angler David Mullins sounds more and more confident about his current situation. He’s learning Lake Lanier’s spotted bass, an...

2/21/2019 2:19:00 PM
Gainesville Times
Water Conditions: Lake Lanier is rising rapidly from recent rains. It is 1,074.28 feet and rising, or 3.28 feet above full pool of 1,071 at the time of this writing. Lake surface temperatures are in t...

2/17/2019 5:08:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Former B.A.S.S. Nation champion Paul Mueller won a spotted bass shootout on Georgia’s Lake Lanier, earning $100,000 by winning the Toyota Bassmaster Elite at Lake Lanier on Sunday. Desperate to fill o...

2/14/2019 7:41:00 PM
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.— Jeff Gustafson, the 36-year-old first-year Elite Series pro from Keewatin, Canada, caught five bass that weighed 19 pounds, 2 ounces and took the lead in the Bassmaster Elite tou...

2/14/2019 2:19:00 PM
Gainesville Times
Water Conditions: Lake Lanier remains slightly above normal pool at 1,071.55 feet or .55 feet above full pool of 1,071. Lake surface temperatures are around 50 degrees. The lake below Browns Bridge re...

2/13/2019 5:37:00 PM
The vast majority of the difference-making fish will come from much deeper water at Georgia's Lake Lanier and most of them will likely be a different species. Lanier and the rivers that feed it (the C...

2/13/2019 2:04:00 PM
Gainesville Times
The Bassmaster Elite Series is hosting its second event of the season, starting Thursday on Lake Lanier. The top anglers will be competing in the four-day event for a $100,000 top prize and spot in th...

2/13/2019 9:07:00 AM
Lake Lanier
The good news is the Toyota Bassmaster Elite Series makes its second stop of the 2019 season on Lake Lanier. The bad news is the entrants will catch fish that once broke our lines, stole our favorite ...

2/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
North Fulton
But while the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area fared better than most, it did not go unscathed. The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is a national park system spanning 48 miles ...

2/11/2019 3:45:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
B.A.S.S., the world’s largest fishing organization, brings the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Lanier to the area this week. The event, the second of nine regular-season Elite Series bass tournaments, begins ...

2/7/2019 3:10:00 PM
Gainesville Times
High school basketball: North Hall's comeback bid falls just short in season-ending loss to Lumpkin County High school basketball: Cherokee Bluff girls team outlasts Lumpkin County to take overtime vi...

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