Fishing & Hunting

Blue Ridge, GA is known for adventure! Surrounded by national forest, lakes, rivers and mountain streams. Find North Georgia Fishing and Hunting information here.

Bamboo Fly Rods - Custom Bamboo Fly Rods and Rod Making Classes

Oyster Store and workshop on Main Street in downtown Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge Adventures - Linda Clement

Blue Ridge Adventures specializes in creating fishing, hiking and outdoor adventures in remote wilderness areas with an emphasis on stress reduction.

Blue Ridge Fly Fishing

Blue Ridge Fly Fishing

Buy a Fishing License Online

Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division License Sales Site

Georgia Department of Wildlife

Important fishing and Hunting information for the state of Georgia

Indoor and Outdoor Firing Ranges in North Georgia

You will find a listing of public and private, indoor and outdoor ranges or clubs as well as important information on Georgia laws.

Lake Blue Ridge / Toccoa Dam Release

Please note! Water release schedules often change without notice due to unanticipated changes in weather conditions and power system requirements.

Noontootla Creek Farms - NCF

Originally a large farm operation and then a private hunting club, NCF is now open to the public with over two miles of quality trout water and excellent quail hunting.

Trout Fishing Information Blue Ridge, Georgia

The Toccoa River is one of the region`s best rivers and has the characteristics required for anglers to find big trout according to Georgia Outdoor News. There is great trout fishing in the Toccoa as well as the feeder streams such as Rock Creek, Cooper Creek and Noontootla Creek. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources publishes a comprehensive trout fishing guide to Georgia, available at the Welcome Center. Below are some suggestions for simple access to great trout fishing near Blue Ridge in Fannin County GA. Guide Services are available and will greatly increase your chances of success in this area.

Welch`s Guide Service - Fishing Blue Ridge, GA

Welcome to Welch’s Guide Service! We are located roughly 85 miles north of Atlanta in Blue Ridge, GA. We have access to over eight different lakes in three different states (North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee). Our fishing guides are licensed Captains and can get you hooked on smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, spotted bass, striper and hybrids, which are all native to the North Georgia area. Two of the lakes in which we serve, Lake Chickamauga and Lake Burton, are national ranked big bass fisheries.