Fishing on Pond



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Paradise PFA

Fishing on Pond

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.

New! Catch a big fish at a Public Fishing Area and you may be eligible for an Angler Award or even a PFA Record award. Learn more about Angler Awards.

Accommodations & Facilities

  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground — 7 tent-only campsites, 1 group camp
  • Fishing Docks Accessibility Icon
  • Lakes
  • Nature Trails
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnic Sites
  • Primitive Campsites
  • Paradise Archery Range
  • Restrooms Accessibility Icon
  • Parking Accessibility Icon


  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Archery
  • Geocaching
  • Lake Fishing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Nearby Properties

Camping Information

  • Reservations and payment must be made online using a credit card at, or 1-800-366-2661 Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–6 p.m., Saturday–Sunday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 
  • Campground opens at 7 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m. Check-out time is 3 p.m.
  • Camp only in paid camping site, each site is identified by number.
  • When all campsites are filled, no additional campers may stay overnight in the camping area. Maximum occupancy is 6 people.
  • Maximum stay is 14 days.
  • Campers using the site for 14 days must vacate the area for at least 4 days.
  • Campers under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Pets are permitted on leash; however, owners are responsible for their conduct and must clean up after them.
  • Consideration of others is important at all times. Please observe quiet time between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.


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Fishing Lure Icon Fishing Guide

Fish Attractor Data

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Year-round 24 hours/day

Phone Numbers

PFA Office 229-533-4792

Region Office 912-285-6094

Fees & Passes

Water Access

  • Fishing License

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