Horse Creek Wildlife Management Area
Hwy 117 between Jacksonville, GA and Lumber City, GA
Jacksonville, GA 31544
Hunters have access to thousands of acres of hunting land. Primitive camping is available at a designated campground.
Montgomery Lake is an oxbow off the Ocmulgee River. Located on Horse Creek WMA, Montgomery Lake is home to the world record Largemouth Bass. The bass was caught June 2, 1932 by George W. Perry with the bass weighing 22 pounds 4 ounces.This record helped to give this area of Georgia a reputation as a fisherman's paradise.
The lake can be visited by vehicle through the Horse Creek Wildlife Management Area. Boat access is not available in this area.
For hours of operation and regulations, contact the Georgia Department of Natural Resources at (229) 426-5267 or go to the website at http://www.gadnr.org.
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
Licenses required depending on use: hunting license, fishing license, WMA license http://georgiawildlife.com/licenses-permits-passes#Recreational_Licenses_and_Passes
Free Parking, Parking on Site, Self-guided Tours
Open Year 'Round