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brown trout fly fishing excursion clayton gaThere are hundreds of miles of mountain streams and rivers within only a few miles of the beautiful little town of Clayton, GA, including the trophy trout waters of Soque River and the professional guides of Turning Stone’s Fly Fishing, are your key to unlocking their potential.

Clayton, GA, is situated in the mountains of northern Georgia along US Highway 441 in the middle of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, which includes the Warwoman Wildlife Management Area and Blackrock Mountain State Park.

Fly Fishing Excursion in Clayton, GA, for Brown Trout

Within the national forest are many rugged streams filled with brook, rainbow, and brown trout.  Many of the trout waters are far off the beaten path and difficult to get to, whereas other areas are near local roads and are fished more regularly.  

Sections of the Chattooga River are stocked with portions designated as Delayed Harvest Waters. Many other streams within public and private land are hatchery supported, including Hoods Creek, Walnut Creek, Sarah’s Creek, and Warwoman Creek, east of town, and Coleman River, west of town.

The backcountry around Clayton, GA offers wonderful adventures and opportunities to catch trout; however, if you are most interested in catching large brown trout, then you should drive a few miles south toward the private trophy waters of Soque River.

The Soque River has wild and also stocked fish, plus miles of private water; therefore, it is necessary for one of our professional guides at Turning Stone’s Fly Fishing to make available this trophy trout water as part of your fly fishing excursion for brown trout.

The Trophy Waters of the Soque River South of Clayton, GA 

The Soque River in Habersham County, Georgia, is a stunning and unique body of water. It flows approximately 30 miles through private land before emptying into the Chattahoochee River. Soque River fly fishing was once a hidden secret but has become a beloved hobby for the fly fishing enthusiast.

Water temperatures and aquatic habitat on the upper Soque River are ideal for supporting large numbers of wild trout. Landowners and local fishing businesses ensure that the river is managed annually and that the fish are ready to tangle.

The Soque River is made up of seven watershed sub-basins. These sub-basins are the Headwaters, Raper Creek, Shoal Creek, Deep Creek, Hazel Creek, Beaverdam Creek, and Yellow Bank Creek. Turning Stone’s Fly Fishing guides can navigate these parts of the river to show you the best places to catch some of the largest brown trout in the state of Georgia.

Get the Most Out of Your Brown Trout Fly Fishing Excursion by Utilizing Turning Stone’s Fly Fishing Guides 

  • Our guides here at Turning Stone’s Fly Fishing have 100% access to the Soque River trophy trout areas.
  • Our guides research the streams in the Clayton, GA, area and know where to go and how to get there to catch brown trout.
  • Our guides know the local stream conditions and the best fly patterns to utilize.
  • Our guides can work with any fly fishing experience level and pick locations that best suit the experience and physical condition of the angler.
  • If you don't have the right fly fishing gear for the local conditions, our guides can assist you with finding the right gear to catch trout.
  • Our guides have a lot of experience in fly fishing in the Soque River trophy trout waters and know plenty of great spots to get away from the crowds.

The mountains of north Georgia that surround the town of Clayton have some of the most beautiful, rugged, and remote streams and rivers available for fly fishing adventures. You can navigate through the remote backcountry in search of brown trout, with your experience made even more desirable through utilizing one of our guides with Turning Stone’s Fly Fishing.

Also, to be successful in catching large brown trout, the Soque River is but a short drive south of this mountain community, but requires the use of a guide to be able to fish in these privately controlled trophy waters.

If you wish to experience the wonderful trout waters found in the mountains surrounding Clayton, GA, or gain the right to fish in the trophy waters of Soque River, then book a trip with Turning Stone’s Fly Fishing today.