Lake Blackshear

Lake Blackshear is one of southwest Georgia's premier fishing destinations for bass, crappie, bream, linesides and catfish. The reservoir on the Flint River was created by a dam completed in 1930. The 8,500-acre lake is approximately 20 miles long and varies in width, but is rarely more than one mile wide. The lake borders Crisp, Dooly, Lee, Sumter and Worth counties in southwest Georgia.

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Lake Blackshear Fishing Report April 2018

Blackshear: Level: 0.2 low. Temp: 68 degrees. Clarity: Moderate stain. Bass: Coach Stephen Birchfield, of Brewton-Parker College, reports, “The bass fishing this month will be great. The water is warming, and Blackshear bass have been moving up and looking to bed. We have been catching fish in a variety of places along the lake with various techniques. The best bite for numbers has come from fishing ChatterBaits and plastic worms along the edges of the various types of grasses in the

Blackshear Lake Records
Largemouth Bass11-lbs., 7.84-ozs.Scott Holland04/01/06
Striped Bass35-lbs., 1.6-ozs.Steve Phillips02/03/18
Black Crappie3-lbs., 8.5-ozs.Bubba Smith03/05/11
White Crappie2-lbs., 15-ozs.Paula Short03/29/07
Flathead Catfish39-lbs., 15.04-ozs.Shannen Kitchens09/15/17
Hybrid Bass7-lbs., 11.84-ozs.Steve Phillips12/24/17