Category Archives: Coosa River

Best Winter Fishing in a Decade

Etowah/Coosa River Water Temperature 48 Degrees Hands down the best winter time fishing we have seen in a decade! The drought of 2016 was eventually relieved with some much needed rain. The rivers and area lakes got some relief, but not an over abundance of runoff that has caused poor fishing in winters passed. The […]

The Orion Report – Early December 2012

Coosa River Team Orion has been “Playing The Blues.” Blue Catfish that is. Water temperatures have fallen to the mid 50s on the river channel and the Blue Cats have been eating big baits fished on big gear. We have been targeting these upper class fish by fishing the biggest baits we can manage. To […]

The Orion Report – Coosa River

The summer water temps and lethargic fish activity have finally changed. This week the fish have started chasing shad very aggressively. Our catches have been great all week. We have been getting Stripers, Crappie, White Bass, and some “magnum” Spotted Bass! The schools of shad are an amazing sight to witness. I do not know […]

The Orion Report – Week 3 September

Lake Allatoona The lake is almost 7 feet below full pool with a water surface temperature of mostly 77 degrees. Allatoona is looking great right now, however, the bite is not as good as her appearance. Fish are scattered from the north to south. The north end will be best for smaller fish such as […]