Evans County Public Fishing Area

Location

4757 Area Line Rd.
Claxton GA 30417

Rates

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

Hours of Operation

  • 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
  • Sunday : 6:00am - 9:00pm

Evans County Public Fishing Area is a 372-acre area that offers 3 different lakes for anglers to fish for Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Brown Bullhead, Redear Sunfish, Channel Catfish, and Crappie. Lakes Longleaf, Wood and Bidd Sands attract more than 5,000 anglers each year with an additional almost 4,000 guests visiting the PFA. Bidd Sands Lake offers the best opportunities for anglers to get their hands on some bass in the upper end of the lake during the warmer months along with great hybrid bass. Lake Longleaf is best for Crappie halfway through November to March. Creel Limits: Bream limit is 15 per person; largemouth bass is 5 per person with a 14-inch minimum length; channel catfish is 5 per person; and crappie is 30 per person.

Open 7 days a week, sunrise to sunset.

Amenities
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
Group Amenities
  • Group-Friendly
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Open Year 'Round
  • Pet-Friendly
Facility Amenities
  • Boat Launch
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Restrooms