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Sources of Fish For Stocking

Where to Buy Fish For Stocking

Fish are available for purchase from private fish hatcheries and suppliers.

PLEASE NOTE: Grass carp must be purchased from properly licensed suppliers only. Find information about grass carp suppliers by following the link on the right.

Fish From Private Suppliers

There are many reputable private fish hatcheries and dealers who can provide fish for private ponds. Dealers are listed alphabetically by county.

Fish From DNR Hatcheries

Due to budget restrictions and the need for stocking fish in public waters, the Georgia DNR no longer provides fish for stocking in private ponds. There are many reputable private fish hatcheries and dealers who can provide this service.


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LICENSES - 3 Ways to Buy

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


Ranger Hotline

(800)-241-4113


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