The Best Fly and Stream Fishing in North Georgia

Both the experienced and the novice fisherman will fall in love with fishing on Georgia's mountain streams and lakes. North Georgia is home to over 1,300 miles of streams, which means there is a fishing experience for everyone. The Dillard House hosts one fully stocked trout pond. Bring your gear & bait - no license required to fish on our private property.

Fly Fishing the Smokies is the Smoky Mountain’s best Outfitter and Guide Service! Features private water and a multitude of trips. Only 10 minutes from the Dillard house is the Brook Haven Private Fishing trip with towering waterfalls. Call 828-488-7685 for more.

In addition, for family outings, Andy's Trout Farm has everything you need: rod and reel, bait. They will even clean your catch for you. There is no license required and no catch limit. You simply pay by the pound. Bring your family or come alone to the Dillard House for an unforgettable fishing adventure. For more information about Andy's Trout Farm, call 706-746-2550.

Fish the famous Chattooga River or take advantage of Rabun County's beautiful lakes. Lake Rabun, Lake Burton and Lake Seed.

Boat rental is available at the following:
Interstate Boat Rental: Serving Lakes Burton, Seed and Rabun with delivery of rental pontoons, ski boats, skis, jet skis and tubes.
(706) 782-4754

Lake Rentals, Inc: Rental of Sea Doo personal watercraft & fishing boats. Clayton, GA.
(706) 782-8059

Mark's Marine: Hwy. 76 west of Clayton on Charlie Mountain Rd. Pontoon rentals only.
(706) 782-5565  

Moccasin Creek State Park: In west Rabun County on Lake Burton. Camp or fish in a mountain/lake environment. Boat dock. Nearby fish hatchery stocks a portion of Moccasin Creek - great for kids and seniors. Wheelchair accessible pier. 76 West-Hwy. 197 S. Clayton, GA.
(706) 947-3194.

Smithgall Woods-Dukes Creek: North Georgia's premier trout stream is a favorite for catch and release fishing.  Mile of trails and roads allow hikers and bicyclists to explore hardwoods, streams and wildlife.

Black Rock Mountain State Park: Hike, picnic or camp at Georgia's highest elevated state park at 3640 feet. 17 acre fishing lake and Visitor Center. Mountain City, GA.
(706) 746-2141.

Chattooga River: Experience whitewater rafting on the Chattooga river. Rated one of the 10 best runs in the country, the Chattooga is blessed with stunning scenery and outstanding whitewater.

Get general information about rafting, water levels, conservation.

Chattooga Whitewater Shop: Find river shuttles, raft rentals, whitewater shop and pizza restaurant. is a website for the avid hobbyist enjoying fishing or the experienced fisherman. Everything you could wish to learn about fishing is right at your fingertips.

Highland Hiker: Specializing in outdoor/hiking and fly fishing, the Highland Hiker is a store for the enthusiast in both Cashiers and Highlands, North Carolina.

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Horseback Rides

Horseback Rides

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Trout Pond

Trout Pond

Relax by the pond and fish with your family.
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