Classic South / Dearing

McDuffie Public Fishing Area

4695 Fish Hatchery Rd. SE
Dearing, GA 30808

706-595-1684
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Located in Georgia's upper coastal plain, McDuffie Public Fishing Area offers anglers 7 ponds ranging in size from 5 to 37 acres. Visitors may fish for Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Channel Catfish, and Redear Sunfish while enjoying the longleaf pines and sandy soils. *Note: Rod Bender Lake will be open the 1st through the 15th of each month only. This area also offers opportunities for dove and waterfowl hunting. Waterfowl hunters must check kiosk at entrance gate for information on which ponds are open. Please check the Hunting Regulations for more information.

Open 7 days a week, sunrise to sunset.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Monday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Tuesday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Wednesday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Thursday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Friday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Saturday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    One of the following is required: Hunting license, Fishing license, Georgia Lands Pass Visit website - http://georgiawildlife.com/licenses-permits-passes

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch

    Free Parking

    Picnic Area

    Picnic Shelter

    Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Open Year 'Round

    Pet-friendly

    Setting & Style

    Rustic & Natural

    Site Information

    50 Amp Elec Hookup

    Primitive Camp Sites Available

    RVs Permitted

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages