Cordele is a 160-acres hatchery located in Crisp County. There are 27 ponds that produce channel catfish, golden shiners, hybrid bass, and shoal bass. Visitors can view this process with the best times being during the spring spawning and fall harvest activities.
DIRECTIONS: From Cordele: Travel approximately1 mile West on Hwy 280. Turn right on Fish Hatchery Road and go 1.5 miles to reach the hatchery.
Kids Fishing Lake at Cordele Hatchery Loading catfish into truck during pond harvest
Unloading catfish into holding vats Sorting catfish in holding house
Region Office (229) 276-2362
Hunting & Fishing Licenses, Boat Registration 1-800-366-2661
FEES & PASSES
Hunting License, Fishing License or Lands Pass
392 Fish Hatchery Road,
Cordele GA 31015
N 31.974, W -83.82