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National Hunting and Fishing Day

Northeast Georgia Events

Events in Northeast Georgia: Events will be posted as information becomes available

Outdoor Adventure Day

Wildlife Resources Division-Gainesville Office or

Unicoi State Park





800.573.9659 (x305)

10 AM – 4 PM

Unicoi State Park

Open to all ages. Activities include: trout fishing & instruction, skeet, air gun & archery shooting, live animals and more. The event is FREE and entry to the Smith Creek Day Use Area at Unicoi State Park is FREE for this event (all other day use areas have a $5 parking pass fee).

Buford Dam - Kids Fishing Event

William Goldman


9 AM – 1 PM

Buford Dam Lower Pool

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Come have a fun day of fishing and more at Buford Dam!  Open to kids 15 and younger (must be accompanied by an adult).  Bait provided. A limited number of fishing poles will be available (kids are encouraged to bring their own if possible). Hot dogs, drinks and snacks provided for free. Fly tying, fishing demos and the JAKES Take Aim trailer available for additional fun.  The Georgia WRD will stock trout for the event.


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