Fishing in Blue Ridge, GA
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.
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.
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.
Lake Blue Ridge Fishing Reports
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Blue Ridge Fishing Events
Blue Ridge Trout & Outdoor Adventures Festival
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.
Find your Blue Ridge Georgia Fishing Getaway
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.