CoastalPlains

Coastal Plains in Georgia

Big Dukes Pond WMA

Big Dukes Pond WMA is a conservation area situated on 1,692 acres of coastal plain with a Carolina bay near Millen, Georgia. This WMA offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game and waterfowl. No camping is allowed on the property. Horses and ATVs are also prohibited.

Beaverdam WMA

Beaverdam Wildlife Management Area, located approximately 12.5 miles north of Dublin, offers visitors a wide variety of outdoor activities from hunting to camping. Hunting opportunities include deer, turkey and small game. With 5,500 acres of upland pine, mixed pine hardwoods and bottomland hardwood forests, this site is a great location for all!

Alexander WMA

Located in the coastal plains, Alexander WMA sits on 1,300 acres of state owned property. With a mix of habitat types, this WMA offers opportunities to hunt for deer, turkey, small game and dove. No camping allowed on the property.

Paradise PFA

Located on 1,351 acres, Paradise PFA boasts 68 lakes totaling about 525 acres. The area is intensively managed for all outdoor enthusiasts and allows anglers to enjoy their day of fishing from boat or land. Fish species include largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish, crappie and brown bullhead.

Ocmulgee PFA

Ocmulgee PFA offers a 106-acres lake that is intensively managed to provide the optimum environment for anglers. Whether you're fishing from the bank or from a boat, the lake provides an abundance of Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, White Crappie, and Redear Sunfish. 

 

Hugh M. Gillis PFA

One of Georgia's newest public fishing areas, Hugh M. Gillis boasts a 109-acre lake set among the coastal plains. The PFA offers anglers an abundance of Flier, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Channel Catfish, and Redear Sunfish.

This PFA also offers opportunities for deer and turkey hunting. The camping area and trails are closed during hunts. Please check the Hunting Regulations for more information. 

 

Flat Creek PFA

Located in Houston County, Flat Creek Public Fishing Area features 108-acre Lonice C. Barrett (named after former DNR Commissioner) and multiple spots for anglers to cast their lines. The lake is stocked with Bluegill, Redear Sunfish, Crappie, Channel Catfish, and Largemouth Bass.The woody habitat throughout the lake, attracts many types of fish, especially throughout summertime.

Dodge County PFA

Dodge County Public Fishing Area is located in Eastman, featuring a 104-acre lake. Known for its sizeable Largemouth Bass, it also offers anglers Bluegill, Redear Sunfish, and Channel Catfish.  Dodge County PFA has great piers for anglers to use! Funded by timber harvest revenue, this pier provides prime feeding areas for catfish, crappie, bream, and bass within casting distance.