Looking for specific info?

Where to Fish on Lake Sinclair

Explore the top fishing spots at Lake Sinclair for a relaxing angling experience. Lake Sinclair provides a calm environment and scenic surroundings, making it an ideal spot for both leisure and exciting catches.



475 Ramp Rd, Sparta, GA 31087

Located in a quiet cove on the Island Creek branch of Lake Sinclair, this park has facilities including a boat ramp, fishing pier, handicap access and parking lot.


100-120 Bagley Ln, Eatonton, GA 31024

Dennis Station DNR features a sizable parking lot, two ramps for effortless boat launches, and fishing docks. This location is also equipped with fish attractor lights, making it great for night fishing.​


1099 Milledgeville Rd Eatonton, GA 31061

T. D. Cheek Fishing Pier is a great point for reeling in a big one from Lake Sinclair. This Georgia Power maintained public fishing pier is open year-round. Multiple docks, shoreline fishing access, fish attractors, a parking area, and picnic tables make this an ideal spot for the avid fisherman or a choice location to teach the kids to cast.​

Sinclair Dam pier

Sinclair Dam Road Milledgeville, GA 31061

The Sinclair Dam Pier is the closest public fishing to the Lake Sinclair Dam and is handicapped accessible.

Rocky Creek Park

Rocky Creek Rd. Milledgeville, GA 31061

Rocky Creek Park not only offers a great fishing  pier, but features amenities like a pavilion with restrooms, vending machines, picnic tables, grills, a beach, and a playground. 


twin bridges marina

Twin Bridges Marina features a convenience store stocked with goods like live bait, tackle, snacks and drinks.


The convenience store at Crooked Creek Marina is stocked with lake gear like fishing supplies and water toys and essentials such as oil and refreshments.


1. What types of fish can be found in Lake Sinclair?

Common species include bass (largemouth, striped, and hybrid), crappie, catfish, bream, and more.

2. what is the best time of year for fishing on Lake Sinclair?

Fishing is good year-round, but peak times vary. Spring and fall are generally considered the best for bass, while crappie fishing may be better in winter.

3. What are the best bait and lures for Lake Sinclair fishing?

Much of the good fishing is along the banks, where spinnerbaits, crankbaits, jig and pig, plastic worms, lizards or buzz-baits of all types work well.

4. Are there any fishing guides or charters available on Lake Sinclair?

Hiring a local guide can be beneficial, especially if you’re new to fishing on Lake Sinclair. Guides along Lake Sinclair include Southern Born Gentleman, Chad Smith Guide Service, and Wild Side Fishing Guide.

5. Are there any fishing tournaments?

Lake Sinclair is home to many fishing tournaments throughout the year. Lake Country Fishing is a great resource for staying up to date on Lake Sinclair Tournaments.