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Places to Fish with Kids
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Top Places to Take a Kid Fishing

Below are some specific locations that you might want to consider. These locations were recommended by our Fisheries staff and are listed alphabetically by the general region of state where they are located. 

Additional information, directions and maps may be found at the links in the "More information/ Maps" column. Some of these areas may be described in our "Northeast" and "Northwest Georgia Fishing Guide" publications. A link to those publications is provided where appropriate (i.e. "NE Guide", "NW Guide"). 

Take a Kid Fishing! 

 Location Name  

 Region of State - County 

 More Information/Maps

Charlie Elliott
Wildlife Center

 Central - Jasper/Newton

 PFA, Education Center 

 Clayton and Henry County Water Supply Reservoirs

 Central - Clayton/Henry

Clayton County, Henry County 

 Cochran Shoals (Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area)

 Central (Atlanta) - Cobb/Fulton

Nat. Park Service websiteNW guide

 Hard Labor Creek State Park

Central - Morgan

Park info

McDuffie County Public Fishing Area and Hatchery 

 Central - McDuffie

  PFA, Hatchery, Education Center

 Lake Varner Water Supply Reservoir

 Central - Newton

  Newton County

 Watson Mill Bridge State Park

 Central - Oglethorpe

 Park info

 Amicalola Falls State Park

Northeast - Dawson

 Park info, NE guide

 Buford Fish Hatchery Kid's Pond

Northeast - Forsyth

 Hatchery info, NE guide 

Burton Fish Hatchery Kid's Pond

 Northeast - Rabun

Hatchery info, NE guide


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