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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


Friday, May 8, 2020 9:00 - Friday, May 8, 2020 12:00 EST


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.


4730 Rock Creek Road, Suches, GA 30572 (GPS doesn’t work well, please call for directions)


Registration will take place the day of the event, no pre-registration is required.


Bring your own trout fishing gear and bait, Georgia sport fishing regulations apply.

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