Fishing & Watersports

Known for its fishing and leisure, Lake Oconee is a popular destination for vacationers in Georgia.

 

With 55 miles of shoreline in Morgan County, Lake Oconee is a 19,971 acre reservoir formed by the Oconee and Apalachee Rivers. The latter forms 34 miles of the eastern boundary of Morgan County. Additionally, Hard Labor Creek State Park is home to the 275-acre Lake Rutledge and the 48-acre Lake Brantley. Whether you love to fish, boat, or swim, Madison Morgan County is your next watersports destination.

Marinas, Boat Ramps, and Recreational Areas

Sugar Creek Marina
353 Parks Mill Road
Buckhead, GA 30625
706-342-2231
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Amenities:

  • Marine Store with Bait and Tackle
  • Fuel Dock
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Storage

Blue Springs Marina
1271 Blue Springs Dr.
Buckhead, GA 30625
706-342-9446
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Amenities:

  • Boat and RV Storage
  • Non-Ethanol High Test Gas
  • Full hook up Camper sites
  • Boat Ramp
  • Bait, Tackle, and Beer

Hard Labor Creek State Park
5 Hard Labor Creek Rd.
Rutledge, GA 30663
706-557-3001
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Amenities:

  • Seasonal Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Kayak, Canoe, and Paddle Boat Rentals
  • Picnic Pavilions
  • Fish Attractors

Apalachee Bait Shop / Quinn’s Landing / Apalachee River Recreation
1010 Apalachee River Rd.
Madison, GA 30650
706-342-3648
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Amenities:

  • Bait Shop
  • Tent and RV Camping sites with power, water, and sewer
  • Boat Access to Apalachee River
  • Picnic area
  • Boat and RV Storage

Swords Boat Ramp
Blue Springs Rd.
Buckhead, GA 20625

Amenities:

  • Boat Ramp
  • Picnic Tables
  • Parking

Fishing Guides

Oconee On The Fly
404-317-9556
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Offering: Hybrids and Striper trips, Crappie Trips

 

BigFishHeads Guide Service
770-354-0300
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Offering: Crappie Fishing, Striper Fishing

 

Lake Oconee Fishing Guides
706-887-6110
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