Evans County PFA

If you are interested in bass fishing in a public fishing area near Claxton, Georgia, you must visit Evans County PFA.

Located off Old Sunbury Road just about an hour’s drive from Savannah, Georgia, you will need to turn down the old country road.

Growing up around this area as a young boy, this was a place my family went to catch bream and catfish.

Daniel holding bass at weigh in at Evans County PFA
Daniel holding largemouth bass at the weigh-in at Evans County PFA

Remember many times waking up at daylight to be the first ones at the gate.

As years went on, we had forgotten about this area as fishermen.

The fishing area at Evans County PFA

For your fishing fix, there are three lakes to choose from.

First, when you enter the gate and immediately to your right is an RV and Campsite Area.

As you continue driving around the gravel road you will come to the first lake (Bidd Sands).

Fishing Evans County PFA
Fishing Evans County PFA

Then as you keep traveling deeper into the planted South Georgia Pines.

You will come to a second lake called Lake Wood.

After leaving the second lake, you can travel to the rear of the area and find another pond called Lake Longleaf.

The total acreage of on public fishing area is 372 acres. This area has a lot to offer to the weekend sportsman.

Of course, all three lakes as different species of fish from bream to hybrid bass.

A small bass caught at PFA
A small bass caught at PFA

Just let me tell you, this is a great little fishing area to bring the family or to host a weekend bass tournament among fishing buddies.

Camping Area at Evans County PFA

If you are one that loves to camp for the weekend, this area is all you need.

The camping area consists of 22 campsites with electricity, water, a table, and a fire pit area.

To find out the rates and information You can visit Georgia Outdoors.

Largemouth Bass caught topwater frog at Evans County PFA
Largemouth Bass caught topwater frog at Evans County PFA
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Event Center

The State of Georgia has also added a great little feature to this public fishing area as well called the Event Center.

It overlooks the big lake and can house your next meeting or family gathering.

You can find out the rental cost by visiting the link above.

Here are other areas to fish around Savannah, Georgia. You can read about Lake Mayer Community Park.