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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.


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.

  • Look out for debris when lake is too full
  • (706) 833-1083 ( ( northgeorgia) – Hunter: As of Thursday, most north Georgia rivers ... Bottom fishing on structured bottom is catching black sea bass, trigger fish, grouper and vermilion.
  • The Augusta Chronicle
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  • 4/22/2015 11:56:50 PM
  • Opinion: Commonsense Marine Reserves
  • I must do it more often.” See HERE for more details. Future plans include similar designations in the South Atlantic around South Georgia and the iconic sportfishing destination of Ascension Island. Green light for recreational fishing to continue and ...
  • Fishing World
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  • 3/23/2015 2:28:08 AM
  • Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bass fishing picking up
  • Live earthworms with a spilt shot placed 12-24 inches above the hook and worm are a staple rig for Georgia anglers. Make sure just sure you check local regulations to make sure live bait is allowed in the section of the river or stream. Fly-fishing is good
  • Gainesville Times
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  • 3/19/2015 6:39:14 PM
  • Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bass moving to shallow waters
  • Live earthworms with a spilt shot placed 12-24 inches above the hook and worm are a staple rig for Georgia anglers. Make sure just sure you check local regulations to make sure live bait is allowed in the section of the river or stream. Fly-fishing is good
  • Gainesville Times
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  • 3/19/2015 6:39:14 PM
  • North Forsyth fishing, the local dynasty you've never heard of
  • The two are close friends, and Cloud hopes, after hopefully winning a state title on Sunday, to reunite with Marks on the North Georgia College fishing team. “Fishing has been one of the best parts of my high school experience,” Cloud said.
  • Forsyth News
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  • 3/19/2015 2:43:01 PM
  • High school fishing championship to be held at Clark’s Hill Lake
  • The Georgia State High School Fishing Championship will take place on Clark’s Hill Lake Sunday, March 22. The event is being sponsored by The Bass Federation (TBF) and the Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament fishing organization.
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  • 3/19/2015 12:19:51 PM
  • Star Wars bounty hunter inspires new fish name
  • "I found the catfish in a museum collection down in Brazil," says Jonathan Ambruster, a professor and curator of fishes for the Auburn University Museum of Natural History in Georgia. "I thought they looked different, so I brought them back," he told Newsb
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  • 3/18/2015 5:50:19 PM
  • Some 2,000 tons of fish exported from Armenia to Russia in 2014
  • Fish from Armenia is mostly sent to Russia and more rarely to Georgia, the United Arab Emirates and the United States. According to the National Statistical Service, fish and fish products worth 28.65 billion drams were produced in Armenia in 2014 – 24 ...
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  • 3/13/2015 12:41:17 PM
  • Henry County reservoirs open for fishing
  • Permit holders must sign a release form and adhere to all rules and regulations governing the use of authority reservoirs and Georgia public waters. Anglers are allowed to fish at authority reservoirs from the banks or from within a boat powered by an ...
  • Neighbor Newspapers
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  • 3/11/2015 3:35:27 PM
  • Georgia’s Unique Native Riverine Sport Fish
  • Georgia is not the only place you can catch shoal bass (Micropterus cataractae) in the world, but it is the best place and the most reliable place. Native to the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) river system, shoalies—as they are affectionately ...
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  • 3/10/2015 9:27:24 PM
  • MOFA in search for Taiwan fishing boat missing off Argentina
  • The UK maintains sovereignty over the Falkland Islands and South Georgia in the South Atlantic close to Argentina. Fisheries Agency deputy head Huang Hung-yan said Saturday that the missing fishing boat could have lost power. No signals of wreckage or ...
  • The China Post
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  • 3/7/2015 4:08:50 PM
  • Baab: Go Fish Education Center well-worth the trip
  • The catfish harvest ends March 29, while the trout harvest ends when the last fish is caught. Anglers 16 and older must have a Georgia fishing license and a trout license is needed to catch and keep the trout. Licenses can be purchased at the center.
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  • 3/5/2015 11:06:23 PM
  • Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bank fishing strong around bridges
  • As the season progresses, you can fish this same set-up under a bobber. Trout fishing in North Georgia is good, but you will have to work a little for them. The water is cold and the trout are biting. Try a ‘dry and dropper’ set-up on your fly rods to ...
  • Gainesville Times
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  • 3/5/2015 5:22:47 PM
  • 4 Fabulous Fishing Destinations
  • Mike Frenette and The Redfish Lodge of Louisiana when planning your trip. North Carolina will open its 2016 season in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game against Georgia, officials announced Thursday. The game will be played Sept. 3 in the Georgia Dome.
  • Inside Carolina
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  • 3/4/2015 5:42:28 AM
  • FISH MD gets grant from Baptist Convention
  • Faith In Serving Humanity got a big push for its medical and dental service with a large grant from the Georgia Baptist Healthcare Foundation. FISHMD was one of 54 recipients, chosen from a field of 89 applicants, to receive assistance from the foundation
  • The Walton Tribune
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  • 3/4/2015 5:13:50 AM
  • Spring Fishing
  • The blue waters of the Gulf Stream, especially off Georgia’s coast, can be very interesting, because during the month of March big fish are on the move. You could find yourself hooking up with a mako shark, billfish, wahoo, king mackerel or tuna.
  • All At Sea
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  • 3/4/2015 1:31:55 AM
  • Tom Patri: Mixing in the patience of fishing with golf
  • Andy lived in Lakeland — and still does — even though he was a good ol' boy with Georgia roots. All Andy ever wanted to talk about back then was fishing. I could never understand how a world-class player like Andy could get so excited about sitting on ...
  • Naples Daily News
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  • 3/3/2015 5:25:10 PM
  • Baab: Fishing organization fights high ethanol fuel levels
  • Best fish are coming from pulling planer boards and nice hybrids are coming on downlines. Good schools of hybrids are feeding out Georgia Little River around Germany Creek, Raysville and the Amity areas. The fish are starting to move slowly down toward ...
  • The Augusta Chronicle
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  • 2/27/2015 1:30:42 AM
  • 6 Fish Dishes for Lent
  • Make your Lent local and order the Georgia trout. The sugared pecans and pesto butter pair wonderfully with this mild fish. Another option is the seared sea scallops, which taste sweet and buttery atop a mushroom risotto. Fish Fridays at YEAH! BURGER fuses
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  • 2/26/2015 11:57:38 PM
  • How jumping fish navigate land to find new pools (w/ Video)
  • Mummichogs are killifish native to the U.S. East Coast, from Canada to Georgia, that live close to shore in intertidal zones and tide pools, and can partly breathe air and survive out of the water for hours at a time. Bressman collected his data over the .
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  • 2/25/2015 2:40:29 PM
  • Bassmaster Classic where in the world is Kevin VanDam
  • That Georgia-South Carolina border lake is going to be hopping with media coverage. Kevin Vandam will be there with the sponsors working the Classic Expo. If you love fishing Greeneville, South Carolina will be the place to be this month on the 20-22nd.
  • Examiner
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  • 2/15/2015 2:52:20 PM
  • Georgia Cubes great for fish attractor use
  • Ask any knowledgeable fisherman why they fish precisely where they do and their explanation will likely include the presence of some sort of underwater structure at their favorite honey holes. Ask any knowledgeable fisherman why they fish precisely where .
  • Hutchinson News
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  • 2/15/2015 6:02:37 AM
  • Presidents and fishing
  • Jimmy Carter — Carter was an avid fisherman who had the most experience of any of the presidents as he fished bass in Georgia, trout in the Appalachians and saltwater species on the Gulf Coast. He also salmon fished in Canada. It is safe to say that ...
  • The Citizen of Laconia
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  • 2/14/2015 4:45:04 AM

Georgia Guides/Outfitters

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Georgia Fishing Clubs

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Georgia Weather

Athens, GA (30601)

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