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Lake Burton - Regulations

Largemouth Bass regulation:

  • No bass may be harvested
  • All bass must be immediately released to the water unharmed

Other regulations:

  • Statewide fishing regulations apply for all other fish species.
  • Outboard motor use is prohibited. Electric motors are allowed.
  • Prohibited activities: swimming, open air fires, trotlines, littering, sailboats, alcohol, and fishing tournaments involving prizes.
  • Hours of use: Lake Burton is open to fishing 24 hours.