Angler Appreciation Day at Rock Creek

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week at Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery's Angler Appreciation Day! 

Fishing is a great way to spend time outdoors with family and friends, and June 4th is a Georgia DNR FREE fishing day! Surrounded by the Chattahoochee National Forest, the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery occupies a 44.8 acre tract of land straddling Mill Creek and Rock Creek, tributaries of the Toccoa River. Fishing is allowed in Rock Creek, which runs through hatchery grounds. The event is open to anglers of all ages. Trout will be stocked in Rock Creek from the hatchery downstream along Rock Creek Road Fannin County, Ga. 

Event Details: 

  • Rain or Shine
  • Individuals must bring their own fishing gear and bait, license and trout stamp which can be purchased at local stores. 
  • Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Apply. For more information about required Georgia fishing licenses and regulations, please visit Fishing in Georgia Department of Natural Resources. According to GADNR regulations, the free fishing day just pertains to Georgia residents. All out of state anglers are required to have the appropriate licenses to fish. 

Prizes for Tagged Trout!

To claim a prize, you must bring the original undamaged, legible tag to the hatchery office June 6 - 10th, 2022 between 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Event date and time


4730 Rock Creek Road Suches, 30572 GA

Annual observation

National Fishing and Boating Week

Event category

Age range
All ages