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Fishing Georgia

EZFishing brings you Georgia's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 10302 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Georgia Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Georgia.

Georgia Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Georgia?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Georgia Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Georgia Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Georgia's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Georgia Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Georgia.

  • Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing day in Georgia
  • Georgia-(Ammoland.com)- No matter if you spend a lot of time outdoors or are brand new to such recreational activities, you will most certainly enjoy any of the many FREE celebratory events scheduled for National Hunting and Fishing Day, Saturday, Sept.
  • Ammo Land
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  • 9/1/2015 1:56:28 PM
  • Rhodes: Fishing records there to be broken
  • The date was June 2, 1932. Nineteen-year-old George Perry cast his only lure into a Georgia lake and hooked up with America’s most famous fish, a 22-pound, 4-ounce monster black bass. The fish still holds the world record even though a bass caught in a ...
  • Abilene Reporter-News
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  • 8/30/2015 3:43:14 AM
  • Sasser: When bass fishing, there’s much to like about topwater lures
  • A farmer named George W. Perry used a Creek Chub to tempt the world-record 221/4-pounder from Georgia’s Montgomery Lake. Caught in 1932, the Perry fish remains tied for the world record. As the story goes, Perry went fishing on June 2, 1932, because ...
  • Dallas News
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  • 8/29/2015 4:44:40 PM
  • Town Talk: Fishing for the kids event nets $1 million
  • OFF-ICE: Forty philanthropic friends partied with hockey luminaries Dan Hamhuis, Trevor Linden, Manny Malhotra and Willie Mitchell recently in the Hotel Georgia’s Reflections lounge. They then flew to Rick Grange and Brian Legge’s West Coast Fishing ...
  • The Vancouver Sun
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  • 8/28/2015 8:34:55 PM
  • Fish Flash: Calm seas and good catches
  • “It was an absolutely beautiful day,” on the Gulf, O’Connor said. Georgia anglers on the Inshore Angler with Capt. Jeremy Ruskowski came in with a couple of redfish and nine speckled trout. Ruskowski said the trout bite is starting to pick back u
  • The Destin Log
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  • 8/28/2015 6:18:55 PM
  • Redfin pike are a fishing throw-back… worth keeping
  • Or, are they simply forgotten? I’ve fished all over Georgia from trout up high to jackfish in the Okefenokee, and until recently I had yet to snag one. I can’t recall how many times through the years I’ve heard elder friends mention how much fun they ...
  • Athens Banner-Herald
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  • 8/28/2015 5:54:27 AM
  • Hunting and fishing licenses may cost more if legislators agree
  • Hunters and anglers in Georgia appear willing to pay higher license fees to get better service. The state Department of Natural Resources does not set hunting and fishing license fees, but it can recommend an increase and submit it to Governor Deal and ...
  • Talk 750 WSB
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  • 8/26/2015 3:36:39 PM
  • Georgia DNR wants first hike in fishing, hunting license fees in 23 years
  • ATLANTA | Anglers and hunters will pay more for their licenses in 2016 if the Department of Natural Resources can convince the legislature to impose the first increase in 23 years. Tuesday, the Board of Natural Resources heard the results of a survey and .
  • The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville
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  • 8/26/2015 12:44:51 PM
  • Flounder fishing shines in Georgia's Golden Isles
  • ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA. | Capt. Tim Cutting called the shot perfectly. He said there’d be plenty of flounder, and he was right. “We’re in no rush to start fishing, ’cause I want to work the bottom of the tide when clean ocean water starts washing ...
  • The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville
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  • 8/15/2015 11:06:21 PM
  • Lizella man turns fishing passion into a retirement profit
  • He has enormous steel containers that he shovels the kibble from. It all washes down a tube and into the water. Then you'll see a Georgia feeding frenzy, catfish can make waves. If you're not fishing for sport and you want a quick hit, well this is the ...
  • 13 WMAZ
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  • 8/13/2015 10:11:27 PM
  • Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Spotted bass becoming popular catch
  • Trout fishing remains good to fair in the North Georgia streams and below Buford Dam on the Chattahoochee Tails Race. Recent rains have helped this bite because the rainwater washes worms and insects into the waters, plus the rains add oxygen too.
  • Gainesville Times
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  • 8/13/2015 8:13:56 AM
  • Public fishing areas can offer entertainment and family fun
  • Summer would not be complete without a family and friends fishing trip, so plan a visit to one of Georgia’s available public fishing areas (PFA) to make that happen! PFAs are managed for fishing by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife ...
  • The News-Reporter
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  • 8/12/2015 2:48:50 PM
  • Pavey: Catching the forbidden fish in Gray's Reef
  • We were fishing at Gray’s Reef, a national marine sanctuary about 20 miles east of Georgia’s Sapelo Island. It is home to nearly 100 fish species, and I wondered which one I had engaged in a light-tackle tug-of-war to the surface. When the fish was ...
  • The Augusta Chronicle
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  • 8/10/2015 7:44:41 PM
  • Pavey: Catching the forbidden fish in Gray's Reef
  • We were fishing at Gray’s Reef, a national marine sanctuary about 20 miles east of Georgia’s Sapelo Island. It is home to nearly 100 fish species, and I wondered which one I had engaged in a light-tackle tug-of-war to the surface. When the fish was ...
  • m.chronicle.augusta.com
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  • 8/10/2015 7:30:22 PM
  • Hook, line and sinker grandson training at the lake
  • My son and grandson were flying up from Georgia for a weekend at the Susquehanna ... But once we started catching fish, the kid came around. Still a little squeamish about the hands-on fishing thing, he liked the whole scenario and was happy to net minnows
  • Lebanon Daily News
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  • 8/10/2015 7:41:42 AM
  • Awesome catfish action on the Cumberland River
  • They were fishing waters ranging from 29 to 33 feet deep. Randy Dodd caught a 43.35-pound catfish to add Big Fish honors of the day to the team ... will be the Coosa River/Weiss Lake event in Rome, Georgia on August 29, 2015. For more information and ...
  • Examiner
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  • 8/9/2015 9:15:57 AM
  • TALKING TROUT: Fishing for trout can be an adventure
  • Catching a fish just makes a great day in the stream better. The North Georgia mountains are rich in visual treasures that are easy to get to and most are located at some prime fishing waters. There are many scenic sites and waterfalls scattered about the
  • Fish Wrap
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  • 8/9/2015 6:31:18 AM
  • Recycling provides ‘net’ benefit for wildlife
  • With 36 years of experience fishing the waters up and down B.C.’s coastline, Frank Keitsch said he has pretty much seen it all. He’s experienced the good times with holds laden with fish ... of 2013 by an Atlanta, Georgia-based, carpet tile ...
  • Richmond News
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  • 8/7/2015 9:11:09 AM
  • History of Fishing Exhibit in Bartow
  • The exhibit includes a replica of George W. Perry's long-standing, world-record bass — 22 pounds, 4 ounces — caught in Lake Montgomery in Georgia in 1932. The Stuarts are providing the artifacts on permanent loan. Stuart has long collected rare fishing ...
  • The Ledger
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  • 8/6/2015 7:27:57 PM
  • Photographer Stephen Milner documents life on Ogeechee River
  • Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division estimated that about 38,000 fish died, along with countless numbers of ... For years, few if any could be seen swimming or fishing on that stretch of the Ogeechee, though some whose livelihood depended on ...
  • SavannahNow
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  • 8/6/2015 12:04:09 PM
  • A Canoochee River bream adventure
  • Due to my work travel, I rarely get to fish Georgia’s black-water streams during the first ... Liberty and Bryan counties. I believe the best fishing lies within the boundaries of Fort Stewart with its multiple ramps and landing sites.
  • Athens Banner-Herald
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  • 8/6/2015 11:35:31 AM
  • EPA confirms Colorado mine spill contains heavy metals
  • "We usually come out here in the beautiful weather to fish, but no fishing today," said McCoy ... be behind at least 30 burglaries in Broward County since May. A 60-year-old Georgia man has been captured in South Florida after more than three decades ...
  • WSVN-TV
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  • 8/5/2015 11:54:00 PM

Georgia Guides/Outfitters

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Georgia Fishing Clubs

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Georgia Weather

ATL, GA (30303)

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87°F 

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Wind:90° 6 Kt
Humidity:55% 
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