Our North Georgia communities are full of incredible events that are affordable and some even FREE for everyone. This event is totally FREE of charge and great for kids. We encourage you to make plans on Saturday, May 6th from 9-Noon to honor our well-deserved Veterans with a Fishing Rodeo held at the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery in Suches, GA – in Fannin County on Rock Creek off GA Hwy 60. While traveling to this worthwhile event, you will enjoy the twists & turns of the mountain roads and the beautiful mountain surroundings.
Also FREE lunch will be served! This is also a great outing for mom. Please bring your own fishing gear and bait and this is a rain or shine event. You will enjoy an action packed morning of fishing for beautiful Rainbow and Brook Trout stocked at the hatchery in Rock Creek. For more information email Kelly Taylor at [email protected] or call 706-838-4723.
More Info About the Fish Hatchery
Over a century ago, it was recognized that conservation measures were necessary to maintain good fishing in our public waters. Fishing has probably always been one of America’s leading forms of outdoor recreation. The primary responsibility of Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery is to raise rainbow trout which will help preserve this tradition for present as well as future generations of Americans.
Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery is located off Georgia Hwy 60 in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia just outside the small, rural town of Suches. The hatchery is administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service along with other National Fish Hatcheries across the Southeast.
Constructed in 1937 by the U.S. Forest Service, the Chattahoochee Forest Hatchery remained under their authority for 23 years. On April 13, 1960, a cooperative agreement was signed which transferred ownership to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Station facilities are currently used to produce one million trout each year. These fish are stocked into tailwaters, streams and lakes of Northern Georgia in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Corps of Engineers, Tennessee Valley Authority, and the U.S. Forest Service.
We hope you love and appreciate this amazing culture we have here in North Georgia. When you’re ready to begin living the mountain life here, call The Mountain Life Team | KW Realty Partners and we can help you along your journey. Incredible things are happening here in our beautiful mountains. You won’t be disappointed with the rich Blue Ridge Mountain heritage of your new mountain community. Enjoy the mountain life in the beautiful Blue Ridge, GA! 706-745-3123 or email us at [email protected] #FishingRodeo #LiveTheMountainLife #KWRealty
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