Come for the fishing or for a special celebration at the new Event Center, and then plan to stay a few days at the new campground at Evans County Public Fishing Area (PFA) in Claxton, suggests the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).
“We are excited to offer this new opportunity in Evans County, and look forward to seeing folks come camp with us or utilize the new Event Center soon,” says Tim Barrett, WRD Regional Fisheries Supervisor.
The campground consists of 22 campsites, all containing electricity, water, a picnic table and a fire ring. Of the 22 sites, there are eight tent-only sites, and 14 full-size RV/tent sites, five of which are premium sites offering full sewer service and pull-through parking pads. The daily cost for reserving these sites is $20 for tent-only, $30 for standard full-size RV/tent sites, and $35 for Premium RV/tent sites. Additionally, there is a community restroom and shower facility available. Make your camping reservation at https://reservations.gooutdoorsgeorgia.com.
The new Event Center can accommodate up to 85 people, and offers a full service kitchen, indoor restrooms, and a pavilion. Rental costs for the center are $275/day. Reservations must be made through https://reservations.gooutdoorsgeorgia.com.
Evans County PFA is a 372-acre area that offers three lakes where anglers can fish for bream, largemouth bass, catfish and crappie. Additionally, this PFA offers opportunities for quota and youth waterfowl hunts, nature trails, picnic sites, and an archery range.
Evans County PFA, like other PFAs in the state, is open seven days a week, and even offers night fishing throughout the year. Anglers fishing the area need a fishing license. Licenses may be purchased online at www.GoOutdoorsGeorgia.com, at a license vendor or by calling 1-800-366-2661.
To find out more information about Georgia PFAs, visit http://georgiawildlife.com/allpfas.