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

George Sparks Reservoir
Sweetwater Creek State Park is a popular fishing spot nestled in this peaceful grove of wilderness. You can rent a fishing boats, kayaks and more.
Lake Patrick
Part of the Paradise Public Fishing Area, consisting of 60 lakes with more than 350 acres of intensively managed water for fishing.
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

Largemouth Bass
Largemouth Bass
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.
Striped Bass
Striped Bass
To most freshwater anglers, the striped bass is a very important game fish is relatively new. The striped bass closest freshwater relatives are the white bass, the yellow bass, and the white perch.
Channel Catfish
Channel Catfish
The Channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value. The Channel catfish is most abundant in the central part of U.S. and southern states.
Rainbow Trout
Rainbow Trout
The rainbow trout is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms. It is native to the west coast of North America from southern Alaska to Mexico.
Black Crappie
Black Crappie
Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family. Black crappies can be found in large ponds and shallow areas of lakes.
Red Drum
Red Drum
Red drum up to about 10-15 lb. (5-7 g) are very fine eating.

Georgia Fishing Tips And Information

How to Fly Fish: A Beginner's Guide

Fly Fishing

This unique entry among fishing methods is easy to learn. Learn how to start fly fishing.

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Saltwater Fishing

Saltwater Fishing

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

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Lake & Pond Structures

Lake & Pond Structures

Learn about the structures in lakes and ponds. Learn where to find fish, tips and more.

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