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Flat Creek PFA : Small-Lake Profile

Small Lake Profile: Flat Creek PFA
Build a good Public Fishing Area, and the people will come! In 2014, the DNR reported that Flat Creek had more than 40,000 visitors, and that included fishermen, hikers, archers, scout groups and others who just come out to enjoy the scenic location.

Max Wood, the PFA manager, is a 35-year veteran of DNR service, and he keeps the PFA in tip-top shape. However, despite the popularity, the fishing continues to be very good in the PFA. This is because the DNR intensely manages the...

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Spring is finally here! The days are getting longer, and the air is warmer. April is a very popular month for Georgia bass fisherman, and for good reason. For a lot of anglers in middle to north...

Lake Allatoona has a reputation for being super tough and very selfish with its quality bass. Some even go as far as to call it the “Dead Sea,” but it is far from that. Hopefully this...

Kerry Partain learned a long time ago that February fishing at Lake Hartwell has its own set of rules. “One of the first things you have to do is see what kind of mood...

A Three-Way Plan To Catch Georgia’s Coastal Reds
October is one of the best periods of the year for redfish along the Georgia coast. According to Spud Woodward, the director of the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia DNR, the life cycle of the red drum provides three varied angling opportunities during the fall.

“There are three distinct populations of redfish in the area around the Golden Isles during October,” said Spud. “And each of those populations offers options to boat these beautiful fish.”

And Spud should know. He has been with the DNR since 1987 and spent much of his early career as a research biologist involved in developing the conservation measures for red drum (redfish). So you might say he is well acquainted with the species. Spud makes his home near the southeast Georgia coast and has been fishing the area for much of his life.

“The once-threatened red drum population in Georgia has responded very well to conservation efforts, and now...

Georgia's New State Record Brown Trout
Catching a big fish is awesome, how about if the first fish you catch that day is a new state record? 

Chad Doughty, age 27, of Winder hooked and battled the new state record brown trout for about 45 minutes while fishing from a kayak on the Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam...

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The 100-Fish Days On The Okefenokee Swamp
How many locations do you fish where it is common to catch more than 100 fish in an outing? How about a four-hour outing? Believe it or not, those are typical numbers when fishing in one of Georgia’s most unique resources, the Okefenokee Swamp. But you cannot show up with baitcasting gear and your favorite plastic worm and do so. The key to...

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