Georgia Reservoir Fishing Information
2016 Reservoir Fishing Prospects
Georgia offers some of the best and most diverse fishing opportunities in the Southeast with more than 500,000 acres of reservoirs available to anglers. The following information and information found within the links to the right provide a description of the prospects for fishing 31 of Georgia's reservoirs. Click on each water body name for more information.
The outlook for each reservoir was compiled by Fisheries biologists and is based on sampling efforts by the Wildlife Resources Division and on knowledge of past fishing trends, staff fishing experiences and discussions with anglers and marina owners.
Fish attractor location maps and related information are being added to this site as they are developed. See available information in the links to the right.
DNR routinely tests the tissue of fish collected from rivers and reservoirs across the state. Based on the best scientific information and procedures available, Guidelines for Eating Fish from Georgia Waters are developed to help Georgia anglers and their families evaluate the health risks of eating fish from wild populations. To learn more about these guidelines visit the Environmental Protection Division's Web site.
2016 Best Bets
Lake and Reservoir Locations
Go to the following sites to obtain information on lake conditions:
Fisheries Management Section Offices:
Calhoun: 706-629-1259 or 770-387-4821
Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center: 770-784-3059
Fort Valley: 478-825-6151
Social Circle: 770-918-6418
West Point: 706-845-4180
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