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Lake Life: West Point Is An Outdoorsman’s Paradise

It is the place to be.

From the magnificent sunrises to the mouth-watering sunsets, West Point Lake is a “must see” for any outdoorsman, woman or child. The lake is a treasure box of possibilities.

West Point Lake is the perfect place to relax. Vacations are planned around it. Days off are spent on it. The lake is where nature intersects with man, woman and kids. On any given day there is plenty to see – including deer, foxes, ducks, ospreys and migrating birds.

West Point Lake is one of LaGrange’s greatest strengths. The lake is a destination point. Camping is offered. Fishing is a must. The lake is where most anyone can cool down or heat up, according to the time of year.

Water skiing is encouraged in the spring, summer and early fall. West Point Lake is a place where people rejuvenate and enjoy an invigorating spray of fresh water on the bow of a boat on a hot day. Outdoorsmen from near, and far and, Alabama and nearly every section of Georgia come to take in the sights on West Point Lake. This massive body of water is a money-maker for LaGrange and the surrounding area. Fishermen buy fuel, eat the local cuisine, and pleasure boaters cruise the lake almost every day of the year.

They also fish here by the hundreds of thousands. West Point Lake has a glowing reputation for catching, fishing and polebending. Largemouth bass in the four to six-pound range are caught frequently on the lake.

West Point Lake is one of the best stopovers for striper fishing in the state as well. The stripers can get as big as 20 to 30 pounds on the lake. West Point Lake is a honey hole for crappie fishing, too. And the catfish on the lake are a touch on the flabby side as well. There is a variety of fish to be caught on West Point Lake.

A good time is only minutes away in La-Grange. West Point Lake is an always popular recreational facility. The lake is 40 miles long and as deep as 70 feet.

And fish are there for the taking 12 months a year with Highland Marina and Pyne Road Park not far away. This is lake life at its best.