Lake Oconee was created in 1979 when Georgia Power completed the construction of Wallace Dam on the Oconee River. As the second largest lake in the state of Georgia, it serves three surrounding counties – Greene, Putnam, and Morgan. Lake Oconee is a water-lover’s paradise that is known for its natural beauty, ample fishing and recreation opportunities.
With 19,000 acres of water and 374 miles of shoreline, the lake offers plenty of options for water-based fun. Facilities for boat storage and rental are on the lake. Residents and guests also can experience other water sports such as wake boarding, skiing, and tubing. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced angler, one will find great fishing in Lake Oconee which is teeming with largemouth, hybrid bass, striped bass, sunfish, bream, crappie and catfish. Through the years some of the best rated golf course communities in Georgia, and the nation, have been established at Lake Oconee providing yet another attraction to this beautiful lake area.
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