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Blairsville Trout Fishing Guide

Blairsville is tucked away in Central North Georgia along the North Carolina border. Blairsville and the surrounding towns of Hiawassee and Young Harris see much less tourist traffic than other North Georgia towns. The tailwater rivers and northward flowing creeks south of town still provide good trout fishing for those looking to venture out.  Learn more about which creeks and streams are stocked or have populations of wild trout in our Blairsville Fly Fishing Guide article.

Blairsville Fly Fishing

Blairsville Fly Fishing

The most popular stocked trout streams around the Blairsville area include the upper Nottely River, Hiawassee River, Wolf Creek, Brasstown Creek, and Fires Creek which lies just across the North Carolina border. Wild trout can be found in the upper sections of all of these same streams.

Private Trophy Trout Stream Wading

Private water trout streams are located further south toward Suches, Dahlonega, and Helen.

The Hiawassee River, Nottely River, Wolf Creek, Boggs Creek, Helton Creek, Brasstown Creek, and Fires Creek have some of the best trout fishing near Blairsville, Georgia. These creeks and rivers fish better at different times of the year, so becoming familiar with them is key to maximizing your success. All of these streams are stocked at different rates throughout the year. Check out our North Georgia Trout Fishing Guide to Stocked Trout Streams for more details. If you're looking for lodging on Blairsville's best trout streams, there are several options just outside of town.

Public Wading Fly Fishing Trips in Blairsville

Explore the best public water trout streams around Blairsville. Learn how to find and target stocked trout or wild trout. For experienced anglers, attempt the Appalachian slam and land a brown trout, brook trout, and rainbow trout on the same trip while learning about their seasonal movements and habits throughout the year.

Wading Fly Fishing Trips on Blairsville Trophy Trout Streams

Fly fishing the private trout streams around Blairsville means targeting your personal best trophy trout. Learn how to find and fight big trout in small water. Focus is crucial as big trout don't often make mistakes more than once.