Fishing Events


Saturday, August 31, 2019

Fishing with a Ranger
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy this exciting event as you learn fishing basics such as fish identification, types of tackle used, and different kinds of bait. Then go fishing with a park ranger on the lake banks. Fishing gear is provided or you can bring your own. This program is limited to 10 participants ages 7 - 15. Register in advance. Meet at the visitor center. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Big Bass Fishing Tournament
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 8 AM to 4 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join us at High Falls State Park to try your hand to catch a record breaking Large-mouth Bass. Check-in will begin at 7:00 AM at the Park office and weigh in will begin at 3:30 PM at Buck Creek. One or two-person teams. Please call the park office to register. Space is limited so register now! $35-$40 $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 8 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
We've stocked over a thousand catfish for children of all ages to come out and catch! It's a great way for beginners to catch their first fish or for experienced anglers to catch a cooler full. Awards will be given out at the end of the rodeo. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Silver Streak at the Park
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Silver Streak in the Park are outdoor programs that seek to enhance a lively aging community. Come to fish from the bank. No experience necessary. Fishing poles and bait provided. Fishing license required. Meet at the Trading Post 15 min before the program starts as we will caravan to the location. Wear light clothes, sunscreen, and bring water. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Free Fishing Days
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come out to George L Smith on these free fishing days and experience a fun filled morning at the lake. A Ranger will be available to assist you or your kids in your fishing excitement! $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Free Fishing days
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 8 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
If you don't have a pole, don't worry! Rocky has fishing poles to loan out to you or your kids for the morning. Come out to RMPFA on these free fishing days and experience a fun filled morning at the lake. A Ranger will be available to assist you or your kids in your fishing excitement! Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Junior Ranger After Dark Camp
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 5 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Take the night off and send the kids to camp! Junior Ranger After Dark is a Saturday night full of adventure. Campers will experience fishing, a night hike, and of course s'mores. $25 per camper. Ages 6-12. Registration is required. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Junior Ranger After Dark Camp
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 5 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Take the night off and send the kids to camp! Junior Ranger After Dark is a Saturday night full of adventure. Campers will experience fishing, a night hike, and of course s'mores. $25 per camper. Ages 6-12. Registration is required. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip