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Information icon Archery at the annual Kids Fishing Rodeo at Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery. Photo by Crystal Thomas, USFWS.

Upcoming events

  • Six individuals hang a sign for the veterans fishing rodeo outside of the education center.
    Information icon Members of the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery Friends Group hang a sign in preparation for the Veterans Appreciation Fishing Rodeo. Photo by USFWS.

    Veterans Appreciation Fishing Rodeo

    May 8, 2020 09:00 EST

    Description The Veterans Appreciation Fishing Rodeo is open to all U.S. military veterans. The event will take place rain or shine. Participants must bring their own fishing gear and bait. Free lunch and prizes will be provided through Friends of the Hatchery. Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations apply. For more information contact the hatchery at (706) 838-4723 or visit us on Facebook. Location 4730 Rock Creek Road, Suches, GA 30572 (GPS doesn’t work well, please call for directions)  Learn more...

  • A woman with a wide smile holding a beautiful trout
    Information icon Catching trout at the annual Seniors Fishing Rodeo. Photo by Crystal Thomas, USFWS.

    Seniors Fishing Rodeo

    June 5, 2020 09:00 EST

    Description The Senior Fishing Rodeo is open to those age 55 and older. The event will take place rain or shine. Attendees must bring their own fishing gear and bait. Free lunch and prizes will be provided through Friends of the Hatchery. Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations apply. For more information please contact the hatchery at (706) 838-4723 or visit us on Facebook. Location 4730 Rock Creek Road, Suches GA 30572 (GPS doesn’t work well, please call for directions)  Learn more...

  • A kid shows off his catch of five trout.
    Information icon A participant shows off his catch. Photo by Crystal Thomas, USFWS.

    Kids Fishing Rodeo

    June 6, 2020 09:00 EST

    Description The Kid’s Fishing Rodeo is open to youth 16 and under. The event will take place rain or shine. Attendees must bring their own fishing gear and bait. Free lunch and prizes will be provided through Friends of the Hatchery. Georgia Sport Fishing regulations apply. For more information call the hatchery at (706) 838-4723 or contact us on facebook. Location 4730 Rock Creek Road, Suches, GA 30572 (GPS doesn’t work well, please call for directions)  Learn more...

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