5 Ways to Fish near Big Canoe, GA

Big Canoe is home to three pristine lakes inside the gates ideal for swimming, boating, paddle boarding, and fishing. A the mountain bases and below towering trees, our lakes are equal parts serenity and activity. Cruise out on a boat rental on Lake Petit or pick a spot along the shore to cast a line. To preserve the natural beauty and ambiance of the lake, only electric – powered vessels are permitted at Big Canoe.

1. Lake Petit Big Canoe

Lake Petit’s 100 foot deep water is known for its abundance of rainbow trout with the average trout running about 2 lbs. They stock the Lake Petit in Big Canoe. Bass, bluegill, crappie and brim are also known to swim the waters of Big Canoe’s Lake Petit and Lake Sconti. Permits are required for anyone 12 or over prior to fishing and you can purchase them at Marina. Call The Marina at Lake Petit at 706-268-3303.

2. Lake Sconti Big Canoe

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Lake Sconti, in the middle of the town of Big Canoe, is great for fishing for bass, crappie and brim. The lake is a great place to take a leisurely paddle. Be aware that only canoes and rowboats are allowed on the lake. Also, the lake is bordered by a golf course, so watch out for errant golf balls.

Do you need a larger rental cabin in Big Canoe, GA to accommodate a bigger group during the holidays, a weekend or a much needed week to relax? Check out Bear Paw Cabin, all bedroom suites and the most amazing game room with disco karaoke and arcade games! Check out our VRBO ListingAirBnB Listing or Direct Book

If you are looking for places to fish outside of Big Canoe, we have listed three places that known for a good catch.

3. Reel ‘Em In Guide Service – Ellijay Fly Fishing

On the Cartecay River or Mountaintown Creek: Maybe two of the closest trophy fly fishing waters to Atlanta and both only minutes from beautiful Ellijay. Their sections are now in their sixth year of being trophy managed.

https://reeleminguideservice.com Phone (706) 273-0764

Do you need a vacation rental in Big Canoe? Check out the Bear Paw Cabin on VRBO

4. Frog Hollow Fly FishingDahlonega

Dahlonega is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and one-third of the county is in the Chattahoochee National Forest, making Dahlonega a great place for trout fishing. All of the streams described below are easily accessible from Dahlonega, and contain stocked rainbow, native rainbow, and brown trout except where noted. However, the trophy trout population in the streams has been sharply reduced in recent years by the encroachment by otter.

(706) 244-4372
900 Frog Hollow Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533

Do you need a vacation rental in Big Canoe? Check out the Bear Paw Cabin on VRBO

5. Striper Steve’s Fishing Charters and Guide ServicesLake Lanier

Welcome to Fishing  Lake Lanier with Striper Steve’s Fishing Charters and Guide Services, based in beautiful North Georgia on Lake Lanier.  Lake Lanier Fishing Guides available year around. Lake Lanier is known for its world class freshwater fishing.  He focuses on the mighty Striped Bass, or as we call ’em around here, “Stripers”.   Lake Lanier is located an hour north of Atlanta and offers 40,000 acres of exciting action for Stripers ranging from a few pounds up to the lake record 48 pounder.  They average fish in the 8-25 lbs range and have many days with double digit bags.

Phone: 404-580-3255


Do you need a larger cabin in Big Canoe, GA to accommodate a bigger group during the holidays, a weekend or a much needed week to relax? Check out more photos of Bear Paw Cabin with our  VRBO ListingAirBnB Listing or Direct Book

Bear Paw Cabin is one of the larger properties to rent in Big Canoe, GA. Our 3,000sqft home sleeps up to 12 people and each bedroom has its own bathroom attached which is a rarity in Big Canoe. There is also two levels with two separate living spaces.

Bear Paw Cabin is a Luxury 4 Bedroom All Suites cabin that sleeps up to 12.

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Welcome to Bear Paw Cabin in Big Canoe. Located 5 minutes from the clubhouse and lakes, this two level 3,000 sqft property is great for larger groups. Bear Paw Cabin has a breathtaking view off the top back deck of Cox Mountain. 15 minutes from IGA Grocery Store.

We chose to make this house a rental because of the awesome features it has like a large kitchen, six bathrooms, two living areas and lots of parking. Great for multi family and group travel. Perfect for a great trip to Big Canoe, GA!

Do you want more information about Bear Paw Cabin?

You can learn more about our cabin specifics and view many more photos on our VRBO ListingAirBnB Listing or Direct Book

Get in Touch – Bear Paw Cabin

Brian Brand Property Manager


Phone: 678-557-5739

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