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Chatuge Lake In Georgia

Chatuge Lake, Georgia

Boating, camping and fishing.

Nestled in the northeast corner of Georgia, at Hiawassee, Lake Chatuge provides a 7,480 acre boating playground. Camping, lodging and other amenities are conveniently located around the lake, and boat rentals are available at marinas for pleasure boats, canoes and kayaks. Some day-use areas provide over a mile of shoreline for fishing from the bank. Popular for having three kinds of bass, Chatuge Lake is an ideal destination for avid bass anglers. In addition to bass there are plenty of crappie, catfish, bluegill, white bass, hybrid stripers and sunfish. With over 130 miles of shoreline, there is plenty of water for anglers fishing from the bank or a boat. Rocky banks, some with stumps and laydowns offer cover to bass. There are also many boat docks which often create ideal hangouts for baitfish, bass, crappie and sunfish. Seek out ledges and submerged humps around the lake for structure fishing. Those located near deeper creek channels often produce fish fairly consistently. Because the lake is located in both Georgia and North Carolina, fishing regulations for both states come into play. Check fishing regulations for specific rules regarding this reservoir, before wetting a line.

Chatuge Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES


Chatuge Woods Campground - 706 994-1533

Long Ridge Campground - 762 500-2055

River Bend Campground - 706 896-1415

Mountain View Campground - 706 970-2112

Hickorynut Cove Campground - 706 896-5341

Chatuge Lake Map


Fish species found in Chatuge Lake include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, black crappie, bluegill, redbreast sunfish, white bass and hybrid striped bass.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Black crappie Bluegill Redbreast Sunfish White Bass Hybrid Striped Bass

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Local Contact Information

Chatuge Lake
Boundary Waters Resort & Marina
107 Boundary Waters Drive
Hiawassee, GA 30546
706 896-2530

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