Hugh Gillis Public Fishing Area

  • 580 Keens Crossing Road, Adrian, GA, USA
  • (478) 296-6192
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  • Hours:
    May 1st–September 30th 24 hours/day

    October 1st–April 30th Sunrise–Sunset

Go fish at Hugh Gillis Public Fishing Area in Laurens County. Located minutes from Dublin GA, this 109-acre lake and 640 acres of surrounding terrain is a breathtaking spot managed to provide excellent fishing for anglers of all ages. This lake is intensively managed to provide excellent fishing for both boat and bank anglers and has numerous humps and standing timber to attract fish. Major species of fish in the lake include the largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, crappie and redear sunfish. In addition to fishing, the area provides an excellent setting for picnicking and enjoying the outdoors with family and friends.

Amenities & Hours

Facilities at Hugh Gillis Public Fishing Area include concrete boat ramp, canoe access, fishing pier, lake, nature trails, picnic shelters, picnic sites, primitive campsites and restrooms. The fishing area is open year-round, May 1st through September 30th 24 hours a day and October 1st through April 30th from sunrise until sunset!

Hugh Gillis Public Fishing Area 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.

Licenses

Licensing: To help cover the costs of maintaining Hugh Gillis PFA, visitors (ages 16-64) must have one of the following:

  • Hunting License
  • Fishing License
  • Lands Pass

To purchase a pass, you can stop by the Dublin Visitors Center Monday-Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 4 PM or visit: https://license.gooutdoorsgeorgia.com/Licensing/CustomerLookup.aspx

Hugh Gillis Public Fishing Area

580 Keens Crossing Road, Adrian, GA, USA

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