Fishing in Blue Ridge, GA

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Fishing in Blue Ridge, GA and the surrounding North Georgia Mountains offers anglers a wide variety of freshwater options from fly fishing to lake fishing, and from trout fishing to bass fishing. Below we've outlined some of the best information and resources for guests interested in fishing while they visit Blue Ridge and a favorite option for many is to stay in a waterfront cabin so you can fish even in your downtime. 

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Fly Fishing in Georgia

Fly Fishing Blue Ridge, GA

Known as the trout capital of Georgia, the Blue Ridge area has over 100 miles of trout streams throughout Fannin County. The Toccoa River is one of the area's main rivers and the lower tailwater section below the Blue Ridge Dam offers 15 miles of fly-fishing paradise for those that want to float. Wading is also possible, but it's recommended that anglers be familiar with the flows. Additional fly fishing in the Blue Ridge area includes Rock Creek, Cooper Creek, Noontootla Creek, and Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin. Throughout the area catch brown and rainbow trout, spotted Bass, striped Bass, and shoal Bass.

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Person Lake fishing In Blue Ridge GA

Blue Ridge Lake Fishing

The 3,290-acre Blue Ridge reservoir located on the Toccoa River is a superb place to cast a line in. Some of the best trout fishing happens around the Blue Ridge dam (which creates the lake). You can also catch a variety of other fish in Lake Blue Ridge, including Walleye, Bluegill, Smallmouth bass, White bass, and Yellow perch. Fish from the shores, or boat out into the lake using a variety of access points. You can access Lake Blue Ridge for fishing at the day-use area & boat ramp, Morganton Point Recreation Area, Lakewood landing boat ramp, and the Lake Blue Ridge Marina. There are also lots of other, smaller Blue Ridge Lakes, great for fishing. 

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Lake Blue Ridge Fishing Reports

Get help from the experts...Local Lake Blue Ridge fishing reports and other area fishing resources to help you plan out your days of fishing in Blue Ridge.

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Lake and Stream Guide service is out on the water almost daily and reports what they have been seeing and what they are using themselves. Get some insider information from the professionals for the day and be the top fisherman on the lakes and rivers of Georgia.
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Read through this great Guide To Fishing At Blue Ridge Lake, its great description of every fish found in the lake, and some insider tips on how to reel in a particular fish. Get daily weather and water reports and other great tips and tricks for fishing Lake Blue Ridge.
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Blue Ridge Fishing Events

Blue Ridge Trout & Outdoor Adventures Festival

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Why not celebrate trout fishing in the trout capital of Georgia! This festival is designated as the "Official Trout Festival of Georgia" by the state legislature. So grab your rod and outdoor enthusiasm and come together with other fishermen, river sports lovers, and outdoor recreation fans, for a Blue Ridge fishing event like no other. There are educational activities, food, live music, and services, all while sharing the love and appreciation for trout and the conservation goals associated with Trout Unlimited.

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Blue Ridge Georgia Georgia Mountain Cabin Rental Property

We have numerous waterfront cabins that offer guests an ideal fishing getaway in a variety of settings including along meandering mountain streams, next to the rushing waters of the Toccoa River, and alongside peaceful lakefronts. Fishing in Blue Ridge, GA was never more fun or easier than staying with Georgia Mountain Cabin Rentals.


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