Lake Nottely is an absoultely gorgeous lake located in the North Georgia Mountains (Blairsville, GA). Construction of Lake Nottely began on July 17, 1971 and was completed on January 14, 1942. The lake consists of 4,180 acres with a majority of the shoreline being US Forest Service land. It is 20 miles long with 106 miles of shoreline. The average summer water elevation is 1776 (full pool). Nottely is well known as a great fishing destination, especially for those looking to catch striped bass. It's also an excellent place for water skiing, wake boarding, tubing and all types of water activities.