Plan Your Day With Jimbo

As you plan your day with your Lake Lanier fishing guide, Jimbo, you will want to prepare for your trip.  You will find information about overnight accommodations such as hotels, VBRO, and campgrounds at Lake Lanier. Places to eat on the way, thoughts on lunch and where to dine after your exciting day will be listed as well. If you need fishing tackle, fishing licenses, sunscreen or other supplies, we will list the convenient places to stop.  Just follow the links below to plan your outing with Jimbo.


Overnight Accommodations:


Cumming, GA Ga400/US 19:


Lake Lanier offers several campgrounds to meet any camping needs.


Here for an extended time? Check out VRBO. This home sleeps up to 10 and has a fantastic pool and great views.

Fishing Licenses and Tackle

Jimbo supplies all the tackle you will need, including G-Loomis Rods and Shimano Reels set up with the best lures for attracting Lake Lanier’s spotted bass. But you will need to provide a valid GA fishing license. Get it before the trip here or on the morning of, stop by Hammond’s Fishing to purchase it. While you are there, leave time to browse their extensive tackle selection.


Jimbo keeps plenty of bottled water on the boat, but if you want to stock up on sodas, other drinks and snacks, several places are conveniently located off 400:

Looking to have breakfast before a great day catching spotted bass?

Waffle House and McDonald’s are right on the way.

A local favorite That Biscuit Place serves homemade biscuits and more all day.

When it’s time for lunch, you can either bring your own or stop at a restaurant with a view. Pelican Pete’s offers great burgers and tacos.

After a day of catching, you will work up an appetite. Check out local favorites, Laredo’s for Mexican Flavor, or  Johnny’s Pizzeria for thin crust pizza along with other New York favorites.

Remember, the Georgia weather can alternate pretty quickly, so be sure you plan accordingly. Layers are best for the cool mornings and hot days.  Jimbo keeps basic rain gear and sunscreen on the boat, but feel free to bring your favorites.


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