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Just northwest of Atlanta is beautiful Lake Allatoona; known for abundant populations of hybrid and white bass, crappie, and BIG STRIPER! Allatoona is a great bass fishing lake as well, and few people know the lake better than full-time fishing guide, Rick Shoup.

Fishing Season: 12 months!

Booking Crappie Trips starting March 2015 !

During Spring the Crappie are absolutely on FIRE at Allatoona!!! Rick is your guide for monster Lake Allatoona Crappie so reserve your date today and DON'T FORGET TO BRING YOUR COOLER FOR THOSE CRAPPIE :')

Great for Families

Rick is a family man and excellent with children. The best bites on Allatoona are typically hybrid/white bass and panfish, which come in large numbers, and best of all, anyone can do it. Rick will put you on the fish quickly and have you boating fish in no time. Best of all, you can take a few home for the frying pan!

Great for Corporate Trips

Looking for an alternative to the Golf Course?  Carters Lake Guide Service specializes in Corporate Entertaining. Consider booking a fishing trip for your next corporate entertainment outing. Rick can accommodate up to 5 guests on his boat, and Lake Allatoona is just a short drive from downtown Atlanta. Enjoy the sun, the water, and the scenes while you make a great impression with your colleagues. Have a group larger than 5?-- Carters Lake Guide Service is your answer!  

Ok Bass Guys...

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Want to improve your game on the water? Don't let Rick is a great bass fisherman! Rick grew up fishing Georgia's highland reservoirs and knows spotted and largemouth bass exceptionally well. Rick is also a veteran of marine electronics and will gladly teach you the critical points of how to make use of your sonar.


Want to book an Allatoona trip? Simply make a deposit here:


...and let us know you want to fish with Rick on Allatoona.

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Little River Ramp Location

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Kellogg Creek Ramp Location

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Redtop Mountain Ramp Location

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Galt's Ferry Landing Ramp Location

Click here for a map of the Gault's Ferry Landing Ramp.


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Gatewood Bartow County Ramp

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