Lake Eufaula

If you like to fish in structure, meaning humps, flats and channels this is your lake.

Upstream there are numerous feeder creeks and major tributaries feeding this lake in addition to the Chattahoochee River itself. A good way to start out if you are not familiar with this large lake is to stay in the channel while you are running on the padlabama/Georgia. N 31° 56.780 W 85° 05.460 Lake Eufaula, (correctly known as Walter F. George reservoir) is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers impoundment on the Chattahoochee River. Lake Eufaula is a 48,000 acre lake and is approximately 85 miles in length. Lake Eufaula runs along the border of Alabama and Georgia.


There are several campgrounds on both the Alabama and Georgia sides of the river upstream from Eufaula. If its the more upmarket style of accomodation you want its best to the main lake or "The Big Water" in the Columbus area. the big water has both cabin and motel type accommodations at two state parks. The Lake Point Resort seven miles north of Eufaula and the other on the Georgia side of the lake, near the dam, at the George T. Bagby State Park.

A fishing licence is required if you are between 16 and 65 years of age if you are fishing with artificial bait and rod and reel. If you live outside the county it will cost you $31 for a yearly licence. To qualify for a resident license, you must be a resident for at least 90 days. For this licence it will cost you 9.50

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