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Dahlonega Fly Fishing Guide Service

Dahlonega Trout Fishing Guide

Dahlonega not only offers excellent fly fishing opportunities within a short drive of town, but is centrally located in the North Georgia Mountains making access to Georgia's other trout fishing destinations more convenient. The Chestatee River, Etowah River, and their tributaries hold many hungry trout. Learn more about which creeks and streams are stocked or have populations of wild trout in our Dahlonega Fly Fishing Guide article.  

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Fly Fishing Dahlonega Georgia

The popular stocked trout streams around the Dahlonega area include the upper Chestatee River, Etowah River, Dicks Creek, Boggs Creek, and Amicalola Creek. While trout fishing be sure to take a break and enjoy the beautiful waterfalls that can be found on all of these streams. During cooler months the Amicalola Creek Delayed Harvest​ can yield many trout to anglers during the early season.

Private Trophy Trout Stream Wading

Private water trout streams are located on the Upper Chestatee River along with the  Etowah River and its tributaries.

Dicks Creek, Waters Creek, Amicalola Creek, Ward Creek, Chestatee River, Etowah River, Cochrans Creek, Boggs Creek, Nimblewill Creek, and Frogtown Creek have some of the best trout fishing near Dahlonega, 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 Dahlonega's best trout streams, there are several options just outside of town.

Public Wading Fly Fishing Trips in Dahlonega

Explore the best public water trout streams around Dahlonega. Learn how to find and target stocked trout or wild trout in the headwaters of the Chestatee River and Etowah River. These Dahlonega trout streams offer the closest access for anglers from the Atlanta area looking to do some fly fishing in the North Georgia Mountains. For experienced anglers, attempt the Appalachian slam and land a brown trout, brook trout, and rainbow trout on the same trip while learning their habits and preferences. 

Wading Fly Fishing Trips on DahlonegaTrophy Trout Streams

Fly fishing the private trout streams around Dahlonega means targeting your personal best trophy trout. Learning how to find and fight big trout in small water is the main objective on these fly fishing trips. Capitalizing on every opportunity is crucial for success, but all the more rewarding once your trophy trout is landed.