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Fishing in Towns County, North Georgia Mountains

Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee Georgia

Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee Georgia

Lake Chatuge is one of the most beautiful lakes in the North Georgia Mountains.

There are over 130 miles of shoreline which offers many recreational opportunities including swimming, fishing, boating, water skiing, camping, and picnicking.

Fishing for four species of bass, bream and catfish is popular among visitors.

Seasonal Trout Streams

Bearmeat Creek Watershed

Bell Creek Watershed

Bugshuffle Branch (Allen Mill Creek) Watershed

Burch Branch Watershed

Fodder Creek Watershed

Hog Creek Watershed

Shake Rag Branch Watershed

All other streams or parts of streams not listed as Year-round

Note: Hightower Creek downstream from Towns County Road 88; Hiawassee River downstream from Towns County Road 87; and tributaries to Chatuge Reservoir not listed as Year-round are not trout streams and may be fished year-round and without a trout license.

Year-Round Trout Stream

Brasstown Creek Watershed
Downstream from the US Highway 76 bridge

Charlie's Creek Watershed

Hightower Creek
Downstream from the US Highway 76 bridge to Towns County Road 88

Hiwassee River
Downstream to Towns County Road 87

Tallulah River


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