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Fishing West Point Lake in Georgia

About West Point Lake

Surrounded by deep forests and rolling fields, West Point Lake, managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, extends 35 miles along the Chattahoochee River on the Alabama-Georgia state line. The lake’s 525 miles of shoreline provide excellent opportunities for fishing, camping, boating and other recreational activities.

Located around the lake are day use parks, campgrounds, two commercial marinas, beach areas, fishing piers and public hunting areas. Most of the parks have picnic shelters, boat launching ramps with courtesy docks, nature trails and great access to the lake for fishing.

largemouth bass

Fishing Info

The 26,000-acre reservoir of West Point Lake offers a variety of fishing options, whether you fish from a boat or the dock. The most sought-after fish in West Point Lake are largemouth bass and crappie, but you can also find bluegill, catfish, stripers and hybrids.  Anglers of all ages will enjoy everything this lake has to offer.

Bring your own, rent a boat from Highland Pines Resort and Marina or hire a fishing guide to take you out for a day.  There are 17 boat ramps around West Point Lake to launch your fishing boat and trailer parking.

If you plan to do some fishing at West Point Lake, follow Georgia State fishing regulations and buy a license from this website prior to fishing this lake.


500 Resource Management Dr.
West Point GA 31833

Map of West Point Lake