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fly fishing excursion in clayton gaA little under 2 hours from Atlanta, Clayton, Georgia is a great place to get away from the noise of the city. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains and located on the Eastern Continental Divide, this town is known as the gateway to Black Rock Mountain State Park.

Fly Fishing Excursion in Clayton, GA

If you are a nature lover, Clayton has it all, including some of the most incredible trout streams in the state.

Things to Do in Clayton, GA

There is no shortage of things to do during your stay in Clayton, GA, including:

  • Explore Georgia's highest state park at Black Rock Mountain State Park. There are many miles of hiking trails that lead visitors past streams, waterfalls, and lush forests. 
  • Go on a trip back in time to the Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center to learn more about the pioneer culture of Southern Appalachia.
  • Check out the recently TikTok famous “Goats On The Roof,” a roadside attraction full of family fun. Browse the Amish general store while your kids take their chance at striking it big while gem mining.
  • Enjoy award-winning food and wine in what is known as the “Farm To Table Capital” of Georgia. 
  • Head downtown to stroll through the charming streets full of unique boutiques and mercantile. Don’t forget to stock up on fly fishing equipment at Reeves Hardware.
  • Go on a guided fly fishing excursion. Bonus points if you hire a guide to take you to all of the best streams and rivers!

Fly Fishing in Clayton GA

Often overlooked due to its distance from Atlanta, Clayton is truly a great place for a fly fishing excursion away from the crowded trout streams in towns such as Blue Ridge and along the Nantahala. This hidden gem is known to be some of Georgia’s most productive trout streams for both wild and stocked trout. 

There are plenty of available stretches of water along the Tallulah, Chatooga, and Coleman river, as well as several smaller creeks. All you need is the right guide, and your fly fishing excursion will be a memorable one.

Turning Stone Fly Fishing Guides

Choosing the right guide is essential regardless of whether you're a beginner or an experienced master at fly fishing. Even while skilled guides can almost certainly guarantee a terrific vacation, you don't want to waste time and money on an unqualified guide. The greatest guide will be able to get you the top gear, provide instruction and guidance for anglers of every skill level, and take you to the spots where fish are most likely to bite.

If you're looking for a fun group with a ton of local knowledge, go no further than the crew at Turning Stone's Fly Fishing. We have fished all around the world, but we made the Blue Ridge region our permanent home because of the fantastic fishing there. 

We can guarantee that you will have a lovely experience because we are familiar with the region and have the necessary knowledge and skills. But act quickly; reservations for our tours are selling out quickly. Contact us today!