Cast a Line in Some of the Best Lakes in the Southeast

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Some of the best fishing in the Southeastern United States is found right here, amidst the incomparable beauty of Callaway Resort & Gardens. Our thirteen sparkling lakes are renowned for enormous bream, crappie, shellcrackers, and trophy sized bass, and several lakes are seasonally stocked with rainbow trout. And because our lakes are private, no fishing license is needed.

We offer jon boat, canoe, kayak, rod and tackle rentals, and the on-site Kingfisher Outfitters pro shop, so all you need to do is arrive. We also offer monthly weekend fly-fishing schools from February through November, private fly-fishing instruction, and guided bass and fly-fishing trips, all led by a staff of expert instructors and guides.


Open daily from 9am – 4pm
Kingfisher Outfitters open from 9am – 4pm

Rates & Rentals

Boat and equipment rentals are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Guided excursions and private instruction require a minimum of seven days notice. For reservations and more information, call 1.855.923.7943 or email

Jon Boat Rentals with trolling motors

Half Day:  $35 for 1 person, $50 for 2, $65 for 3

Full Day:  $55 for 1 person, $70 for 2, $85 for 3


Canoe & Kayak Rentals:  $20 for first hour, $10 each additional hour

Rod & Tackle Rentals:  $15

Private Fly-Fishing Instruction:  $60 for 1-hour casting lesson, $30 when part of a guided excursion

Half-Day Guided Fly-Fishing or Bass Excursion:  $200 for 1-2 people, $100 for each additional person

Full-Day Guided Fly-Fishing or Bass Excursion:  $350 for full day for 1-2 people, $150 for each additional person. Price includes lunch.

Weekend Fly Fishing School: $350 per person

Interested in Fishing, Golf, and Tennis? Consider a Sports Connection Membership.


Fishing Limits

Bass limit is ten (10) per guest, and bream limit is fifteen (15) per person. All bass 15 inches or longer and all carp are catch and release only. There is no limit on crappie.

Please Note:

There is no bank fishing at Callaway Resort & Gardens to protect the nature of the Gardens and health of the lakes. Private boats, float tubes, alcoholic beverages, and the use of bait fish is strictly prohibited.


Instruction and Guided Trips

Learn to cast like a pro with our team of expert team of instructors.

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