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Public Fishing Areas

Ocmulgee PFA (Bleckly/Pulaski Counties)

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Ocmulgee Public Fishing Area closed on November 7, 2012 in order to fully address and make preparations to repair detected leaks in the main lake.


Fishing Guide: Ocmulgee PFA

Telephone: 478-783-2557 (PFA) or 912-285-6094 (Waycross Fisheries Office)

Hours: Currently Closed.

Fish Species: Largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish (NOTE: No largemouth bass harvest will be allowed initially, statewide limits will apply to other species as detailed here

Water: 106-acre lake and one special event pond

Facilities: concrete boat ramps, fishing piers, restrooms, picnic tables, some facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities 

Licensing: What Licenses Do You Need? Click Here

Below are some photos of Ocmulgee PFA facilities 

View of main lake and some of the fish found here at Ocmulgee:













Fishing Pier and Boat Ramp











Fish Cleaning Station and Office













Directions from Hawkinsville: Take Hwy. 341 towards Eastman then turn left on Hwy. 26 towards Cochran. Travel approximately 0.25 miles, then turn left on Upper River Road, go about 6 miles and make a left onto Allison's Landing Road, then make a right into the PFA at the sign.

Directions: Google Map driving directionsclick here.

Additional Information

Large Format Ocmulgee PFA Lake Map - may be printed out approximately 33 by 21 inches in size (NOTE:large file 5.7 MB)

LICENSES - 3 Ways to Buy

1. Phone 1-800-366-2661
2. Online - here
3. Retail License Vendor listing - here

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