Fishing Season: Year round trout fishing

Toccoa River - GA

Fishing Outlook & Conditions



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Dane Law's Tip of the Week

Smaller sized flies, and rigs. Some fall caddis and midges. Be ready for dries, nymphs, and streamers. Call Dane 770-655-9210.

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Map of Toccoa River

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Southeastern Anglers

5-Day Outlook as of 12/4/23

Weather has cooled and fishing is good. Variable daytime flow rates with some good schedules for float trips. Mostly lower water days with generation in the evenings. 12/04/23

Techniques & Tips as of 12/4/23

Float trips utilizing different techniques. Streamers for larger trout always a good choice with higher flows. Dry fly and dry dropper on lower flows.

Local Species Available Year round trout fishing

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    Rainbow trout

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    Brown trout

Dane Law's Recommended Fly Patterns

"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:

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Dane Law's Recommended Gear

Description: About Toccoa River

The Toccoa River tailrace flows north from Lake Blue Ridge dam in Blue Ridge, GA to Copperhill, TN. The river is about 14 miles long with 4 public access points and two popular float stretches. The Toccoa is considered a small tailrace fishery compared to the other TVA coldwater fisheries in the area. Approximately 35-40 yards wide in most places, it is a small river drift boat experience. much of the river is bordered by private land with limited access. Drift boat fishing is the most productive, especially for larger fish.

Nearest Airport:

Chattanooga, TN - Atlanta, GA


Caddis ,Hendricksons, Sulfurs, BWOs, terrestrials

Best Time to Fish:

8am - 4pm

Best Stretch:

Curtis Switch to Ron Henry park

Best Access:

Ron Henry Park