CoastalPlains

Coastal Plains in Georgia

Cordele Fish Hatchery

Cordele is a 160-acre hatchery located in Crisp County. There are 22 ponds that raise channel catfish, shoal bass, largemouth bass, white bass, striped bass, hybrid striped bass and goldfish. Visitors can view this process with the best times being during the spring spawning and fall harvest activities.


Directions

From Cordele: Travel approximately 1 mile West on Highway 280. Turn right on Fish Hatchery Road and go 1.5 miles to reach the hatchery.

Yuchi WMA

Yuchi Wildlife Management Area is a 7,800-acre property located in Burke County. This property offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey and small game. Camping is allowed in designated sites only.

Tuckahoe WMA

Tuckahoe Wildlife Management Area is a 15,100-acre property located in Screven County. Bordering the Savannah River, this WMA offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey and small game. Camping is allowed only in designated sites.

Silver Lake WMA

Silver Lake Wildlife Management Area is a 9,200-acre property located in southern Decatur County. This WMA offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game, quail and waterfowl. The property supports 30 groups of red-cockaded woodpeckers, a significant population of Bachman's sparrows, gopher tortoises, nesting bald eagles and many other high priority species. The property has a 350-acre lake and four smaller ponds with boat ramps and docks.

River Bend WMA

River Bend Wildlife Management Area is a 3,500-acre property located in Laurens County approximately 8 miles south of East Dublin. River Bend consists of two tracts. The North tract is located on GA Highway 199 at the intersection with Interstate 16 and the South tract is located 5 miles further south down GA Highway 199. This WMA offers excellent hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game, dove, and waterfowl.