Magnolia Midlands / East Dublin

Hugh Gillis Public Fishing Area

580 Keens Crossing Rd.
East Dublin, GA 31021

478-296-6192 | 912-685-6424
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Hugh M. Gillis is one of Georgia's newest public fishing areas. Located in Laurens County just east of Dublin, the property includes a 109-acre lake and 640 acres of surrounding terrain. The lake is managed to provide excellent fishing. Major species of fish in the lake include the largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, crappie and redear sunfish. Facilities at the fishing area include picnic tables, restrooms, a fishing pier and a concrete boat ramp. The fishing area is open year-round, Wednesday through Sunday from sunrise to sunset.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM
    Monday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch, Free Parking, Maps & Brochures Available, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms

    General Information

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

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    16

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages