Fly Fishing the Trout Capital

There are 100 miles of trout streams in Fannin County.

Georgia's Blue Ridge is the Trout Fishing Capital of Georgia! According to Georgia Outdoor News, the Toccoa River is one of the region's rivers that hold the characteristics required for anglers to find big trout. Serious trout fishermen know that there is serious trout fishing in Fannin County not only in the Toccoa, but in 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 guides and partners who will lead you to great trout fishing in Fannin County.

Access points to fishing in the area can be found on these handy printable maps and guides:

If you enjoy fishing on the Toccoa River below the Lake Blue Ridge dam or at points on the river between the dam and McCaysville/Copperhill, you need to be aware of some potential hazards, and familiarize yourself with the systems TVA uses to communicate them to you.For more information on lake levels and releases, please see

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