Fishing in Georgia

Get started fishing in Georgia today. Purchase your Georgia fishing license online, and plan a day out in the water with your family.

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Top Fishing Spots in Georgia

Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
The refuge is well-known for its waterfowl population, so be sure to take in the nature viewing as you cast your line in the 2,700 acres of impounded waters and cana
Tugaloo State Park
This Park is located on one of Georgia's most popular lakes, Lake Hartwell. This Lake is great for fishing year round.
Fort Yargo State Park
Located outside of Atlanta near the college town of Athens, Fort Yargo State Park offers a variety of outdoor activities including fishing.
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Common Catches in Georgia

American Shad
American Shad
The American shad is highly regarded as a game fish and its white, flaky flesh supports a considerable commercial fishery.
Black Sea Bass
Black Sea Bass
Black sea bass are hermaphrodites; most begin their lives as females and change to males.
White Catfish
White Catfish
The white catfish has become a very popular anglers fish and a popular stock fish in private lakes and ponds.
Spotted Seatrout
Spotted Seatrout
Two large, recurvate canine teeth in the front of the upper jaw stand out noticeably on the spotted seatrout.
Redfish Drum
Redfish Drum
Red drum up to about 10-15 lb. (5-7 g) are very fine eating.
Atlantic Croaker
Atlantic Croaker
The name ‘croaker’ is derived from the croaking noise that these fish make by vibrating their swim bladders.

Types of Fishing in Georgia

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Fly Fishing

Fly fishing is fun, relaxing and easy to learn. Learn how to start fly fishing today.

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Saltwater Fishing

Find information about how to make your saltwater fishing trips more fun, and successful.

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Lakes & Ponds

Lakes and ponds are great places for fish to live. Learn where to find fish, tips and more

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