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Public Fishing Areas

Ocmulgee PFA (Bleckly/Pulaski Counties)

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Ocmulgee Public Fishing Area closed on November 7, 2012 in order to fully address and make preparations to repair detected leaks in the main lake.


Telephone: 478-783-2557 (PFA) or 912-285-6094 (Waycross Fisheries Office)

Hours: Open Wednesday through Sunday, sunrise to sunset.

For Google Map driving directions click here.

Fish Species: Largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish (NOTE: No largemouth bass harvest will be allowed initially, statewide limits will apply to other species as detailed here

Water: 106-acre lake and one special event pond

Facilities: concrete boat ramps, fishing piers, restrooms, picnic tables, some facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities 

Licensing: To help cover the costs of maintaining these great resources, visitors (ages 16-64) must have one of the following to access Public Fishing Areas except for Rocky Mountain PFA:

Below are some photos of Ocmulgee PFA facilities 

View of main lake and some of the fish found here at Ocmulgee:













Fishing Pier and Boat Ramp











Fish Cleaning Station and Office













Directions from Hawkinsville: Take Hwy. 341 towards Eastman then turn left on Hwy. 26 towards Cochran. Travel approximately 0.25 miles, then turn left on Upper River Road, go about 6 miles and make a left onto Allison's Landing Road, then make a right into the PFA at the sign.

Additional Information

Below are some specific informational items for Ocmulgee PFA that can be viewed and printed for your use by clicking on the document names. 


LICENSES - 3 Ways to Buy

1. Phone 1-800-366-2661
2. Online - here
3. Retail License Vendor listing - here

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