Coastal Plains in Georgia

McDuffie Fish Hatchery

McDuffie Hatchery and PFA is located in McDuffie County.

Directions from Thomson: South on Highway 17 to US Highway 278; left (east) for 5.6 miles; right on Ellington Airline Road for 2.8 miles; right on Fish Hatchery Road for 0.8 miles.

Cordele Fish Hatchery

Cordele is a 160-acres hatchery located in Crisp County. There are 27 ponds that produce channel catfish, golden shiners, hybrid bass, and shoal bass. Visitors can view this process with the best times being during the spring spawning and fall harvest activities.

DIRECTIONS: From Cordele: Travel approximately1 mile West on Hwy 280. Turn right on Fish Hatchery Road and go 1.5 miles to reach the hatchery.