Atlanta Metro / Lawrenceville

Bill Vanderford’s Fishing Guide Service

PO Box 1222
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

770-289-1543
  • First Big Bass

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  • Nice Spotted Bass

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  • Braves Bill Acree with a Striper

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  • Buck on a Point at Lanier

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  • Lake Lanier Walleye

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  • Casting Lanier at Sunrise

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  • Wild Turkeys at Lanier

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  • Deer Swimming in Velvet

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  • Father and Son Striper

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  • Looking Down the Big Mouth

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  • Big Buck Swimming at Sunset

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  • Fishing the Upper "Hooch"

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  • Big Bass Near Sunset

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  • Our State Bird

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  • Big Buck in the Woods

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  • Lady with a Crappie

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  • Lady's Big Bass

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  • Eagle Grabs a Fish

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  • Lady's Striper

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  • A Family Outing

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  • Bill With A World Record Suwanee Bass

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  • Copper head

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  • Up the Chattahoochee River

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  • An Upper "Hooch" Bass

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  • Osprey with a Fish

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Bill Vanderford owns Georgia's oldest registered fishing guide service and offers a wide variety of whole- or half-day trips on Lake Lanier and the Chattahoochee River. In 1993, Bill was inducted into the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame as a "Legendary Guide." Bill offers educational guide services for all types of fish and wildlife tours, and fly fishing for trout, spotted bass, striped bass, rare shoal bass, walleyes, crappie and other panfish. Bill Vanderford also sells books, Swirleybird lures, and greeting cards for all occasions with his award-winning photography and words by award-winning travel writer Chris McBeath at www.georgiafishing.com.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Admission & Fees

    Check Website Fees

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Discounts

    Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Picnic Area, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible (Limited) , Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Reservations Required

    Near Interstate Highway

    285, 85

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Special Tags

    Eco-Friendly, LGBT

    Suitable for Ages

    Adults (18+), Adults (21+), All Ages, Seniors (55+), Teens (13-18), Tweens (9-12)