Guides to Fishing in Blue Ridge, GA
Order a Blue Ridge Fly Fishing Guide: Call (706) 838-5515 or (770) 471-9785
FISHING - Fishing opportunities abound in the Toccoa River while staying in one of our luxury cabin rentals along the Toccoa River. In lieu of hiring a fishing guide for all day, we can pre-stock the Toccoa River or Wilscot Creek (Crooked Creek Cabin) in the area you will be fishing. Enjoy beautiful Kamloop rainbow trout from British Columbia, which is served in the finest restaurants! Enhance the fishing experience with a fish-fry over open fire along the river! Call today to have the river pre-stocked for your fishing vacation! 678-549-3680.
Fish on Lake Blue Ridge or on the Toccoa River. Lake Blue Ridge has large fish attractors marked in various places on the lake. Go here to watch video and find more information: Georgia Department of Wildlife
Fish on the Toccoa River below the Lake Blue Ridge dam -Toccoa River This 15-mile stretch of the Toccoa River has earned a reputation among anglers as one of the best trout rivers in North Georgia.
Mike Maginn - Blue Ridge Fly Fishing Guides - Choose Half or Full Day Guided Trips 706-838-5515. Guided trout fishing is great for families, friends, and business associates — and for both beginners and experienced anglers. Canoe trips and other rental equipment is available so that non-anglers can have fun too.
Natalie Sharp - Sharper Bites - Experience a Half Day or Full Day wade trip of guided fly-fishing on the pristine Toccoa River in the mountains of North Georgia. You can also enjoy a lite lunch, or a full gourmet lunch/dinner at the river's edge. ShaperBites is all about catering a trip to meet the needs of their guests. They love beginners and corporate events.
Eric Crowley - Lake and Stream Guide Service - They are a full service fishing guide with trips on Carters Lake, Lake Nottely and Trout Trips on the Toccoa River. They specialize in giving their customers a fun filled day of fishing weather you are a first timer or professional. They are a full service guide operation featuring top of the line equipment and large comfortable boats everything you'll need to ensure a memorable fishing experience.
Reel'em In Guide Service - One of the oldest and most professional guide services in Georgia, est. 2001. Offering guided fly-fishing for trout from mountain streams to valley rivers. They operate under a Guide/Outfitter Permit on the Chattahoochee National Forest. Their private waters include 7.5 miles of explosive reel stripping trophy trout! All gear is included and even lunch on a full day. Their guides are first-aid/CPR certified, and love to teach the “art of fly-fishing”. No experience needed! Give them a call, they will hook you up! (706) 273-0764
Shallowford Bridge - 7.9 miles south on Aska Road
Horseshoe Bend Park is a beautiful park in McCaysville with good trout fishing on the Toccoa River. From Blue Ridge take Highway 515/76 east. Turn left onto Hwy 60, and stay straight until you see River Road on your left. Turn left then drive a short distance to the Park. Horseshoe Bend Park offers a playground, picnic pavilions, and restrooms.
Tammen Park Just Off Appalachian Hwy (515/76)
Tammen Park is a very popular place to fly fish for trout in the Toccoa River below the Lake Blue Ridge Dam off Hwy. 515. Call in advance for water-release information 800-238-2264.
The Trout Pond, Inc. - Morganton, GA - North Georgia Mountain Rainbow - Fun Family Fishing for all ages - no license required. We rent the rods and sell the bait. You're also welcome to bring your own. Located off Hwy 515 going towards Blairsville. 706-374-2389
Troutfishing - In addition, there is good fishing for trophy-size trout on a number of rushing streams in the area, including Fightingtown Creek, Rock Creek, Cooper Creek, and Noontootla Creek. If you really want to catch a trout, or at least see a lot of rainbows, make a daytrip to the Chattahoochee National Fish Hatchery. Located off of Highway 60 between Morganton and Dahlonega, the fish hatchery raises a million rainbow trout each year to stock the tailwaters, streams, and lakes of North Georgia. It is operated by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Visitors can tour the hatchery and visitor center, fish Rock Creek, go for a hike, or have a picnic. Take your own gear and bait and be sure to have a Georgia fishing license. The hatchery offers special group tours and sponsors annual fishing derbies for kids and seniors. The Hatchery is located near other mountain attractions, including Deep Hole and Cooper Creek recreation areas, the Benton MacKaye Trail and the Swinging Bridge. The Hatchery is open year round from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekdays. For more information, see http://southeast.fws.gov/
For more information contact the U.S. Forest Service at 706-632-3031 in Blue Ridge. Pick up a Georgia Guide to Trout Fishing available free at most sporting goods stores or visit www.gofishgeorgia.com for details as to season, size limits, regulations, etc.
GA Dept of Wildlife: Everything you need to know about fishing in GA.