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Blue Ridge Trout Fishing Guide

Blue Ridge is the most popular destination for trout anglers visiting the North Georgia Mountains as well as tourism and vacation getaways. Whether you are in Blue Ridge or the smaller towns nearby, such as Cherry Log, Mineral Bluff, or Newport, endless fly fishing opportunities can be found in all directions. The always popular Toccoa River, its many tributaries, the Cohutta Wilderness, and the upper Cartecay watershed offer the best trout fishing in the area.  These are some of the most productive trout streams in the state in terms of insect life. Learn more about which creeks and streams are stocked or have populations of wild trout in our Blue Ridge Fly Fishing Guide article.

Toccoa River Fly Fishing

Blue Ridge Fly Fishing

The best stocked trout streams around the Blue Ridge area include the upper and lower Toccoa River, Fightingtown Creek, Rock Creek, Coopers Creek, Conasuauga Creek, and Boardtown Creek. Wild trout streams can be found in every direction with the Jacks River, Upper Mountaintown Creek, Conasauga Creek, and the upper Toccoa River tributaries being the best options. During cooler months the Toccoa River Delayed Harvest can fish very well during low water when wading is feasible.

Private water trout streams are located on the Upper Toccoa River its smaller tributary streams.