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The Best Fishing in Atlanta

Looking for the best fishing in Atlanta? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Atlanta. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top fishing spots in and near Atlanta

  • Sandy Springs, Georgia

    Bull Sluice Lake

    1.94 mi / 279 ft gain
    Bull Sluice Lake is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Atlanta, Georgia.
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  • Atlanta, Georgia

    Hike around the Doll's Head Trail At Constitution Lakes Park

    3.5
    1 mi
    Locating the entrance to Constitution Lakes Park is the hardest part of this hike.  There's no specific address to take you to the parking lot, but if you find South River Industrial Boulevard, you'll see the sign for Constitution Lakes Park on your right.  Parking is free and there are two trail...
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  • Lithia Springs, Georgia

    George Sparks Reservoir Trail

    1.02 mi / 36 ft gain
    George Sparks Reservoir Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Lithia Springs, Georgia.
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  • Lithia Springs, Georgia

    Hike the White Loop at Sweetwater Creek

    4.5
    4.87 mi / 371 ft gain
    Sweetwater Creek State Park offers a breath of fresh air and beautiful sights only 15 miles from Atlanta. The park has 9 miles of trails to choose from. The shortest of the three trails is the Red Trail (1 mile, one-way). After a half mile you will arrive at the impressive 5 story New Manchester ...
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  • Lithia Springs, Georgia

    Sweetwater Creek Red Trail

    4.8
    1.48 mi / 46 ft gain
    Sweetwater Creek State Park lies just about 20 minutes West of Downtown Atlanta.  An easy drive along I-20 from the large city makes this park a very popular destination, especially on the weekends.  Out of the parks three main trails, the Red Trail is by far my favorite.  Scenic river views and ...
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  • Roswell, Georgia

    Leita Thompson Memorial Park Trail

    2.12 mi / 256 ft gain
    Leita Thompson Memorial Park Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Roswell, Georgia.
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  • Lawrenceville, Georgia

    Rhodes Jordan Park Trail

    1.48 mi / 138 ft gain
    Rhodes Jordan Park Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lawrenceville, Georgia.
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  • Acworth, Georgia

    Sweet Gum, Homestead and Iron Hill Trail

    12.19 mi / 1913 ft gain
    Sweet Gum, Homestead and Iron Hill Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Emerson, Georgia.
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  • Cumming, Georgia

    Bowmans Island Trail

    3.86 mi / 341 ft gain
    Bowmans Island Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Buford, Georgia.
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  • Peachtree City, Georgia

    Line Creek to Lake Mac Trail

    5.0
    6.93 mi / 614 ft gain
    Line Creek to Lake Mac Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Peachtree City, Georgia.
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  • Euharlee, Georgia

    Paddle the Lower Etowah (Euharlee Road to 411)

    The nine mile stretch of river between Euharlee Road and 411 provides a beautiful getaway near Cartersville. As it sits downstream of Allatoona Lake, this is considered the Lower Etowah, and the temperament of the current depends largely on whether or not the Corps is releasing water upstream fro...
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  • Winder, Georgia

    Fort Yargo Outer Mountain Bike Trail

    9.13 mi / 1066 ft gain
    Fort Yargo Outer Mountain Bike Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Winder, Georgia.
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  • Winder, Georgia

    Fort Yargo Lake Loop Trail

    5.8 mi / 620 ft gain
    Fort Yargo Lake Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Winder, Georgia.
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  • Newnan, Georgia

    Chattahoochee Bend Riverside-Bend Trail

    9.74 mi / 833 ft gain
    Chattahoochee Bend Riverside-Bend Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Newnan, Georgia.
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  • Newnan, Georgia

    Chattahoochee Old Town Riverway Via Canoe

    17.54 mi / 390 ft gain
    Chattahoochee Old Town Riverway Via Canoe is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Carrollton, Georgia.
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