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Hartwell Lake

Franklin County - Georgia
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Frequently Asked Questions About Hartwell Lake, GA

How big is Hartwell Lake?
Hartwell Lake is approximately 33,596 sq acres (136.0 sq km) in size.

What kind of fish can you catch in Hartwell Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Largemouth Bass and Walleye in Hartwell Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include Crappie, Hybrid Bass, Spotted Bass and Trout.

Are there fishing guides or charters for Hartwell Lake?
Yes! There are fishing guides and charters for Hartwell Lake and/or the surrounding area.

What are the closest cities to Hartwell Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Hartwell, GA, Reed Creek, GA and Starr, SC.

Are there places to stay in the Hartwell Lake area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Hartwell Lake and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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What are the best fishing times for Hartwell Lake?
Today for Hartwell Lake, fishing looks to be moderately active with peak fishing times around 6-7 am and 11 am - 5 pm and 6-8 pm. (view forecast graph)

For more best fishing times and fishing forecast vist our Hartwell Lake Fishing Forecasts section. Lake-Link Pro users can acess fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and dial into species specific data.

Are there boat launches on Hartwell Lake?
We know of 65 public boat launches on Hartwell Lake. Please observe any specific lake regulations posted by the boat launch and please help keep the launch area free of litter.

Are there places to eat and drink near Hartwell Lake?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

What is the average air temp for Hartwell Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Hartwell Lake? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 84°F (29°C) to a low around 63°F (17°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Are there any state parks near Hartwell Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 4 state parks in the vacinity of Hartwell Lake.

For more Georgia State Park information see our State Park Guide.

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Hartwell Lake...
Hartwell Mica Mine Lake 5.5 mi 17
Reservoir 17 10.0 mi 33
Reservoir Eight 11.4 mi 33
Hartwell Lake 11.6 mi 33,596
Hartwell Lake 11.6 mi 33,596
Reservoir 21 11.7 mi 18
Beaverdam Watershed Five Lake 13.0 mi 17
Reservoir 30 13.2 mi 52
Beaverdam Watershed Four Lake 13.2 mi 28
Reservoir 28 14.0 mi 19
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