Monthly Archives: August 2022

One of the Top 10 Glamping Experiences in America-The Destination

Photo credit: John Denney Checking in at #6 on USA Today’s recent 10Best poll, The Destination is one of the top 10 glamping spots in America, and you don’t need to be a camper to love glamping! Though there are many wonderful and unique places to stay while visiting Lake Martin, AL,  planning a weekend trip to The Destination ensures a getaway experience unlike any other.  Described as “tents on the outside, a 4-star hotel on the inside”, The Destination is in fact luxury lodging encased in safari tents from South Africa. The inside of each “glamp” is a resort-style…

One of Lake Martin’s Most Awesome Free Activities- D.A.R.E. Power Park

Lake Martin is a lake lover’s dream playground-with almost 900 miles of shoreline and more than 40,000 acres of stunning views.  With so many great places to see and things to do at Lake Martin, it may be difficult to even know where to start.  One stop you absolutely have to put on your list through is D.A.R.E. Power Park, which is located right on the shores of Lake Martin

Fishing For The Unique Tallapoosa Redeye Bass

While Lake Martin is well known for its fishing, and is a hotspot for spotted, largemouth, and striped bass, a very special fishing experience awaits in the water that feeds Lake Martin, the Tallapoosa River.  Here you can find the unique Tallapoosa Redeye Bass.  As a matter of fact, the Tallapoosa River Watershed is the only place that you will find this specific fish.  Any of the locals will tell you that this is one fish you want to put on your fishing bucket list.  They are very aggressive and pound for pound, put up a very hard fight.  What…

A Visit to The Landing at Parker Creek

Built completely out of bright orange shipping containers, The Landing at Parker Creek is one of the most unique and popular hangout destinations on Lake Martin! Owned by renowned sports anchor and his wife, Herb and Betty Winches, The Landing came to life in 2015. Since then, it has grown to be one of the most popular hangout spots for locals and visitors alike. Known for its sweeping waterfront views, great food, and lively atmosphere, here is your guide to one of the coolest places to visit on Lake Martin. Fun at The Landing The Landing is known for a…

August 2022-Lake Martin Fishing Report

Lake Level: 490.4 Full Pool (You can always get the most up to date lake level here.) Surface Temp: 90 Clarity: Clear Oh man-In July, not only did we have some record high temperatures, but we also set some record striper catches last month with crazy numbers caught per trip, and per boat. Now to move on to our August forecast…. Our hopes and thinking is that this month may be really good also, and this thinking like this comes from simply that July weather conditions and water temperatures have been like your normal August conditions. Therefore it has our…