Gainesville (GA) Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in Gainesville (GA)

Largemouth Bass,  Smallmouth Bass,  Striped Bass,  Rainbow Trout,  Bream/Bluegill,  Brown Trout,  Crappie,  

Gainesville (GA) Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 48   Rivers/Streams: 2,910   Reservoirs: 1,222   Others: 972   All: 5,152

Gainesville (GA) Fishing Spots

Tackle Shops near Gainesville, GA

Meeks Grocery




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Anytime Fishing

Lake Jocassee

Campgrounds near Gainesville, GA

Duckett Mill Campground


Bolding Mill Campground


Old Federal Campground

Flowery Branch 

Van Pugh South Campground

Flowery Branch 

Local Hotel Rooms

Gainesville (GA) Fishing Licenses

For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Georgia Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

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For those interested in fishing Gainesville's lakes, reservoirs and streams, there are some excellent choices including Gin Branch, Cry Creek and Taylor Creek. Whether you're fishing for Sucker, Walleye or Green Sunfish, or one of the other fish found near Gainesville, we can tell you where to find them, how to bring them in, and who's having success. So get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spin casting gear out and find your new favorite fishing spot near Gainesville in state. All that, including links to your local fish and wildlife websites, records for a location, photos, videos, GPS coordinates for where the fish can be found, and much more.

Gainesville can be found in the great state of Georgia. More specifically, it can be found at 34.2978782653809 and -83.8240661621094. Explore our pages and find your next fishing spot.