Georgia Trout Fishing
All about fishing for rainbow, brook and brown trout in Georgia lakes and streams.
GA Trout Fishing Waters
Lake Burton, Lake Lanier, Lake Nottely and Lake Russell are the primary lakes with populations of trout. Visit the Georgia Department of Natural Resources for details regarding trout stocking in Georgia.
Watch trout fishing videos to see trout anglers in action.
The 5 primary trouts are the rainbow, brook, brown, cutthroat and lake trout. Browns are considered the most difficult to catch and brookies are the easiest. Pure cold water is key to survival of the trouts.
Georgia Record Trout
The state record brook trout came from Waters Creek, the Chattahoochee River yielded the state record brown trout and the state record rainbow trout was caught from the Soque River.
Additional trout fishing information
World record: 42 lbs 2 oz
GA State Record: 17 lbs 8 oz
World record: 14 lbs 8 oz
GA State Record: 5 lbs 10 oz
World record: 40 lbs 4 oz
GA State Record: 20 lbs 14 oz
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Trout fishing waters and information, by state.
Learn the habits of trout
Trout are considered some of the most difficult fish to fool. Once you locate Georgia waters with a population of trout, the challenge becomes identifying trout flies and lures that will trigger strikes. Visit the trout fishing page to learn more about the habitat each of the trouts prefer.
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