Ah, that moment when you reel in a big catch, reconnect with your kids on the water, or spot a herd of deer along the river bend while fly fishing in the Blue Ridge Mountains is so worth a trip to North Georgia! Get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and retreat to the calm streams or wild rivers where trout of all shapes and sizes are waiting for you north of Atlanta. And with Georgia Wild Trout — a local fly fishing guide service with 2 decades of experience — you’ll find the best spots to go trout fishing in Blue Ridge, Ellijay, Helen, Dahlonega, and more fun places in North Georgia!
Guided Fly Fishing in North Georgia
Whether you’re interested in wild trout fishing or angling stocked rivers, streams, and fisheries, Georgia Wild Trout offers year-round fly fishing in North Georgia for every angler. Their fishing guides lead you to hidden gems and secret spots to give you the best chance to lure and catch North Georgia trout in the Blue Ridge Mountains — no matter the season.
Plus, Georgia Wild Trout keeps up to date on trout stocking, fluctuating water temperatures, fishing pressure in mountain streams, and any special regulations set by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and National Forest Service. With a professional fishing guide on your side, you’ll also know when to catch and keep as well as when to catch and release in wild trout streams, headwaters, tributaries, and other local trout waters.
Watersheds with Georgia Wild Trout
- Blairsville — Nottley River + Chestatee
- Blue Ridge — Toccoa River + Cohutta Wilderness streams
- Clayton — Tallulah River + Chattooga River
- Cleveland — Chestatee River + Nottley River
- Dahlonega — Etowah River + Chestatee River
- Dawsonville — Cartecay River + Etowah River
- Ellijay — Cartecay River + Toccoa River
- Helen — Chattahoochee River + Hiawassee River
- Jasper — Ellijay River + Cartecay River
The Georgia Wild Trout Experience
While fly fishing with Georgia Wild Trout guides, you may see captivating waterfalls and roaming wildlife along the river banks, and you can expect to make memories to last a lifetime with your partner, family, or friends. Types of trout you may catch include rainbow trout, brown trout, and brook trout. If you want to catch trophy trout of incredible size, just say the word! Fly fishing with Georgia Wild Trout is also a great way to prepare for Troutfest in Blue Ridge.
Learn all the basics of fly fishing for trout in North Georgia, including bait and tackle tips, casting techniques, achieving good drifts, and reeling in your best catch!
Find out how to target trophy trout in North Georgia and learn about euro nymphing and patterning hatches. Your fishing guide can even help you notch the Appalachian Slam — aka catching all 3 types of trout (vibrant rainbow, wild brown, and native brookies) in one day!
Details for YOUR Trout Fishing Trip
Georgia Wild Trout offers half-day and full-day guided fishing trips in North Georgia with 1-2 anglers per guide. Georgia trout fishing gear is provided for all trips and includes fly rods, reels, flies, waders, and boots. And full-day fishing excursions come with a satisfying packed lunch and refreshing drinks. Just wear something comfortable and get ready for fun on the water!
You can opt for public or private waters to go trout fishing, noting private fishing areas are slightly more expensive as they offer a more exclusive experience. There is a $100 deposit for every booking that’s fully refundable until 10 days before your trip, which can be rescheduled at no extra charge.
Half-Day Fishing Trip
Where: public/private water
Time: 4 hours
Full-Day Fishing Trip
Where: public/private water
Time: 8 hours
Riverside Cabins in North Georgia
After a day of casting lines and reeling in North Georgia fish with Georgia Wild Trout, return to unwind at your inviting riverfront cabin with Georgia Cabins for YOU. Keep enjoying those majestic river views and go fishing whenever you like, right from your cozy cabin in the North Georgia Mountains!
Amenities include crackling fireplaces, outdoor lounges with scenic vistas, grills to fry up your catch of the day, steamy hot tubs, game rooms, plush theaters, wet bars, fully equipped kitchens, big screen TVs, indoor jetted tubs, and king suites. Plus, you can explore the national forest, downtown shops, and local events nearby.
Book YOUR Toccoa River cabin rental and fly fishing trip with Georgia Wild Trout today!