By MELISSA CUMMINGS
Planning a fishing trip? Dont forget to check out the 2021 Fishing Forecasts. Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) staff has updated the fishing forecasts for 32 Georgia reservoirs and 18 rivers, and they all are available in one convenient location https://georgiawildlife.com/fishing-forecasts.
“It’s one thing to be able to offer general fishing tips, but these fishing forecasts provide specific information about each water body. They provide best bets, technique tips and more and are even connected to an interactive map, providing an additional layer of information to this already excellent resource,” says Scott Robinson, Chief of the WRD Fisheries Management Section.
Lake forecasts available: Allatoona, Andrews, Bartletts Ferry, Blackshear, Blue Ridge, Burton, Carters, Chatuge, Chehaw, Clarks Hill, Goat Rock, Hamburg, Hartwell, High Falls, Jackson, Juliette, Lanier, Nottely, Oconee, Oliver, Rabun, Randy Poynter, Richard B. Russell, Seed, Seminole, Sinclair, Tobesofkee, Tugalo, Varner, Walter F. George, West Point, and Yonah.
River forecasts available: Altamaha, Chattahoochee, Chattooga, Conasauga, Coosa, Coosawattee, Etowah, Flint, Ochlockonee, Ocmulgee, Oconee, Ogeechee, Oostanaula, Satilla, Savannah, St. Marys, Suwannee and Toccoa rivers.
For even more fishing tips, be sure to check out the weekly Fishing Blog post at https://georgiawildlife.blog.
Georgia anglers support fisheries conservation! Did you know that your license purchase allows the Georgia WRD to continue to do important research, maintain and operate public fishing areas and more? Purchase a Georgia license at https://gooutdoorsgeorgia.com/.
For more information on fishing in Georgia, visit http://georgiawildlife.com/fishing/angler-resources.
Melissa Cummings is the Communications and Outreach Specialist for the Wildlife Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.