Fishing Events


Saturday, March 9, 2019

Bassmaster High School
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 6 AM to 3 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park & Resort - Cordele, GA
Dues for BASS sanctioned events including BASS State and club dues MUST be paid before any angler is eligible to compete in any event. No Exceptions. Teams are strongly encouraged to print registration forms and waivers from the website www.gabassnationhs.com $5 parking. 229-416-5661.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Fort Yargo Volunteer Orientation Meetings
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 2 PM to 2:45 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Are you or someone you know looking to get out and active at Fort Yargo? Attend one of our Volunteer Orientation Meetings to learn more about volunteer opportunities at the park. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Fort Yargo Volunteer Orientation Meetings
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Are you or someone you know looking to get out and active at Fort Yargo? Attend one of our Volunteer Orientation Meetings to learn more about volunteer opportunities at the park. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
High Falls Crappie Fishing Tournament
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 6 AM to 4 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Earn bragging rights with your friends in our crappie fishing tournament! Prizes awarded for 1, 2, 3, and biggest fish. One or two man teams are welcomed. 9.9 HP boat restriction or non motorized boats.Space is limited, please register in advance by calling the park office. $35 if registered in advance, $40 day of tournament (if space available) $5 parking. 478-993-3053.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Junior Ranger After Dark
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Sign your Junior Ranger up for an after hours camp. This one night session will include fishing, a night hike, and more park fun! The cost is $25 per camper, $5 off each additional camper registered. Ages 6-12 are welcome. Registration required. Call the Park office to register at 770-867-3489. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Monday, April 1, 2019

Catch of the Day
Monday, Apr 1, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a Naturalist led fishing program. We will meet at the Lake Pavilion and hold the program at the docks behind the Pavilion. All materials provided. Ages 6-12. $3 for five worms. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Catch of the Day
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a Naturalist led fishing program. We will meet at the Lake Pavilion and hold the program at the docks behind the Pavilion. All materials provided. Ages 6-12. $3 for five worms. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Flies and Fly Water
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
In preparation for the spring fishing season, park staff will offer helpful hints and "how to" sessions on fly tying, stream reading, casting and more. Come at 9:30 am to hear a presentation on Stream Entomology (aka stream critters) by the Park Naturalist. Fishing reservation information available. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Fort Yargo Volunteer Orientation Meetings
Saturday, May 18, 2019 2 PM to 2:45 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Are you or someone you know looking to get out and active at Fort Yargo? Attend one of our Volunteer Orientation Meetings to learn more about volunteer opportunities at the park. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Fort Yargo Volunteer Orientation Meetings
Sunday, May 19, 2019 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Are you or someone you know looking to get out and active at Fort Yargo? Attend one of our Volunteer Orientation Meetings to learn more about volunteer opportunities at the park. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Junior Fishing Derby
Saturday, May 25, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Contestants can participate in one of two age groups: 16 and younger for juniors; senior category will be 55 years and up. The senior category will require possession of a valid GA fishing license. Prizes will be awarded in each age group in several categories. Lunch will be provided for participants. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Junior Fishing Rodeo on National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 8 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Kids 15 and younger can try to win prizes for largest fish or youngest angler, as well as a door prize. Register between 7:30 - 7:45 a.m. at the main office and enjoy some great fishing in Lake Liberty. Refreshments will be available. This program is in conjunction with National Trails Day. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
Handicapped Accessible 
Free Fishing days
Saturday, Jun 1, 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, June 8, 2019

Free Fishing days
Saturday, Jun 8, 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 
Kids Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 to Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 8 AM to 4 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Wolf Creek will be stocked with plenty of trout to be tempted by anglers 12 and younger. Prizes will be given to the lucky ticket holders. Adults must be accompanied with the children that will be fishing at the registration tent prior to fishing. A limited amount of fishing poles will be loaned out. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 10, 2019 until Jun 13, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
9 AM - 1 PM from Jun 11, 2019 until Jun 13, 2019 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6-9, runs from June 11 - June 13 (9 am -1 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 15th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 11, 2019 until Jun 13, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
9 AM - 1 PM from Jun 12, 2019 until Jun 13, 2019 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6-9, runs from June 11 - June 13 (9 am -1 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 15th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 12, 2019 until Jun 13, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
9 AM - 1 PM from Jun 13, 2019 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6-9, runs from June 11 - June 13 (9 am -1 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 15th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 13, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Senior Fishing Rodeo: a Get Outdoors Event
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 8 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
This tournament will be held at Lake Liberty. Anglers 55 years and older can try to win prizes in several categories, as well as win a door prize. Register between 7:30 - 7:45 a.m. at the main office and enjoy some great fishing. Refreshments will be available. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
Handicapped Accessible 
Fishing Rodeo - Fun, Food and T-Shirt
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 8 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Kids ages 2-12 are invited to join the park and our friend's group for a fantastic event. There will be prizes for many categories. We will be meeting by the gazebo in the park. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Handicapped Accessible 

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors, some activities include fishing, kayaking, trail walks, birding, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the Park Office to register. Ages 8-12 years old. Class limited to 10 kids. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors, some activities include fishing, kayaking, trail walks, birding, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the Park Office to register. Ages 8-12 years old. Class limited to 10 kids. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, June 28, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, Jun 28, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors, some activities include fishing, kayaking, trail walks, birding, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the Park Office to register. Ages 8-12 years old. Class limited to 10 kids. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Jun 29, 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, June 30, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Sunday, Jun 30, 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 

Monday, July 8, 2019

Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 2
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 8, 2019 until Jul 11, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 2
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 9, 2019 until Jul 11, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 2
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 10, 2019 until Jul 11, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 2
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 11, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Jul 13, 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, July 14, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Sunday, Jul 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 

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Aug 17, 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, August 18, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Sunday, Aug 18, 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 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 28, 2019

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