WRD Fisheries Section Hatcheries

Burton Trout Hatchery and District Office

Burton Trout Hatchery is located in Rabun County on Moccasin Creek next to Lake Burton. The hatchery is approximately 20 miles north of Clarkesville on Georgia Highway 197.

Check out this fun video about Burton Trout Hatchery. Video done by Kim Stricker Productions for Hook-n-Look 2015 Season (The Outdoor Channel)  

FAMILY FISHING POND OPEN DAILY! Family Fishing Pond for Channel Catfish is Open 8am - 6pm daily. Fishing license required for ages 16 & older. Limit 4 fish.

Street address: 3695 Highway 197 N, Clarkesville GA 30523.

For information about this hatchery call 706-947-3112.


Raceways for growing trout at Burton Trout Hatchery


Angler fishing special regulations section of Moccasin Creek next to Burton Trout Hatchery (at Moccasin Creek State Park)


Moccasin Creek State Park where Moccasin Creek enters Lake Burton   

Burton Hatchery provides stocking support for Georgia trout streams and public waters. In the photo below, hatchery staff stocks trout into Lake Burton.






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