Lake Living

Named the “cleanest lake in Georgia,” 15,330 acre Lake Sinclair was created in 1953 by Georgia Power to provide electricity. It spans into three counties: Baldwin, Putnam and Hancock. It is fed by the Oconee River, the Little River, and a number of small creeks and streams. With 400 miles of shoreline, surrounded by the Chattahoochee National Forest, coves and inlets alternate with beautiful stretches of wide open waterways. Many residents opt for the multiple aquatic and recreational advantages of living on the lake. Baldwin County is the heart of “Georgia’s Lake Country” where there are scores of neighborhoods, apartments and condominiums from which to choose. Lake Sinclair is very popular among anglers. It is best known for black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, channel catfish, hybrid striped bass, largemouth bass and smallmouth bass. Each year, local, regional and national fishing tournaments are held here. Lake Sinclair is one of the most popular lakes in Georgia for boating; personal watercraft of all types frequent the lake in the warmer months to enjoy everything from skiing, tubing, swimming and sailing. Whether swimming along a sandy shoreline, camping on one of the many islands, or fishing in one of the lake’s many wooded coves, visitors have an abundance of different ways to enjoy the water. At the end of the day, whether you’ve been enjoying the thrill of a jet ski or just basking in the sun, the lake’s dockside restaurants and marinas provide perfect places to relax after a long day on the lake.

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