CoastalPlains

Coastal Plains in Georgia

Ocmulgee PFA

Ocmulgee PFA offers a 106-acre lake that is intensively managed to provide the optimum environment for anglers. Whether you're fishing from the bank or from a boat, the lake provides an abundance of crappie, largemouth bass, bluegill, white crappie, and redear sunfish.

Catch a big fish at a Public Fishing Area and you may be eligible for an Angler Award or even a PFA Record award. Learn more about Angler Awards.

Hugh M. Gillis PFA

One of Georgia's newest public fishing areas, Hugh M. Gillis boasts a 109-acre lake set among the coastal plains. The PFA offers anglers an abundance of Flier, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Channel Catfish, and Redear Sunfish.

This PFA also offers opportunities for deer and turkey hunting. The camping area and trails are closed during hunts. Please check the Hunting Regulations for more information.

Flat Creek PFA

Located in Houston County, Flat Creek Public Fishing Area features 108-acre Lonice C. Barrett lake (named after a former DNR Commissioner) and multiple spots for anglers to cast their lines. The lake is stocked with Bluegill, Redear Sunfish, Crappie, Channel Catfish, and Largemouth Bass. The woody habitat throughout the lake, attracts many types of fish, especially throughout summertime.

Dodge County PFA

Dodge County Public Fishing Area is located in Eastman, featuring a 104-acre lake. Known for its sizable largemouth bass, it also offers anglers bluegill, redear sunfish, and channel catfish. Dodge County PFA has great piers for anglers to use! Funded by timber harvest revenue, this pier provides prime feeding areas for catfish, crappie, bream, and bass within casting distance.

Stephen C. Foster State Park

"From Stephen C. Foster State Park, let North America’s largest black water swamp’s current drift you through the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and disconnect you from the modern world on a journey to encounter primordial wildlife, touch history and see the universe unfold in the dark skies above."