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Lake Hartwell Marina's and Boat Launch Ramp Facilities Near Greenville / Anderson South Carolina

Updated on September 23, 2014

Lake Hartwell Boating and Fishing Destination

Lake Hartwell is a large reservoir on the border of the states of South Carolina and Georgia and is a major outdoors destination for the local areas, with several boat ramps and marinas to choose from when you come to Lake Hartwell. The lake is created by the Hartwell Dam on the Savannah river creating a lake that is almost 56,000acres of water and a shorline that is over 960 miles around. There are all kinds of fish species so regardless of what you prefer to fish for there is something swimming in Lake Hartwell that you will enjoy catching. The lake is inhabited by landlocked Stripped Bass that are a blast to catch. The stripped bass will school up at certain times of year and be easily caught on a jigging spoon or a top water spook depending on the time of year.

Lake Hartwell is the home to many bass fishing tournaments including the Walmart FLW Tour, which will be holding a tournament out of Portman Shoals Marina on March 8 - March 11 2012.

Lake Hartwell Marinas and Launch Facilities

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A markerPortman Marina -
1629 Marina Rd, Anderson, SC 29625, USA
get directions Located on beautiful Lake Hartwell, Portman Marina is the largest inland marina in South Carolina. Via I-8

B markerHartwell Marina -
149 Hartwell Marina Dr, Hartwell, GA 30643, USA
get directions Boat Storage and Boat Maintenance - Full service marina

C markerHarbor Light Marinaā€ˇ -
1476 Harbor Light Marina Rd, Lavonia, GA 30553, USA
get directions A family owned and operated marina located on the Georgia and South Carolina boat rentals, slips, and service.

D markerBig Water Marina -
Big Water Rd, Starr, SC 29684, USA
get directions Boat Rentals, Boat Storage, Sailing Instructions, boat slips a launch ramp and more.

E markerLake Hartwell Camping and Cabins -
400 Ponderosa Point, Townville, SC 29689, USA
get directions 62 acre privately owned family campground 120 camping sites launch your boat from our concrete boat ramp and dock

F markerLake Hartwell State Park -
19138 Hwy 11, Fair Play, SC 29643, USA
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Lake Hartwell Between Georgia and South Carolina

Local Information about Lake Hartwell

If you are planning a trip to Lake Hartwell consider reaching out to a local professional that can connect with you with a place to stay and great restaurants to eat meals at. For more information on the lake itself this website contains water levels, weather for local areas, and other news about the Lake.

If you are interested in checking out Lake Hartwell for the well known stripped bass fishery then you should check out Rick's Guide Service, there is some videos on the home page so you can see what it is all about to go out and fish for these landlocked torpedoes. If you've never caught striper then you need to get out there and do it, when they are chasing top water lures it can be the most exciting however, many other methods including trolling and bait fishing can be excellent for catching stripped bass.

If you want to catch any of the fish that live in Lake Hartwell there is a guide for you whether it is fishing for catfish, bass, crappie, hybrids, ad stripers, there s excellent local professionals that can make sure you are on the fish.

If you need help finding a place stay or camp at as well as places to drop your boat in the water besides the launch ramps above these local professionals can help you enjoy your time at Lake Hartwell.


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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      I live near Lake Hartwell and enjoyed reading this review. I remember when the lake was not there and how excited we were when it began to fill up.


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