Fishing on the Satilla River Water Trail

Fishing in the Satilla

Species Scientific Name Satilla River Record Georgia State Record
Largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides 12 lbs 22 lbs 4 oz
Redbreast sunfish Lepomis auritus 1 lbs 5.92 oz 1 lbs 11 oz
Striped bass Morone saxatilis 11 lbs 9.76 oz 63 lbs
Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus 32 lbs 3 oz 44 lbs 12 oz
Flathead catfish Pylodictis olivaris 36 lbs 83 lbs
Redear sunfish Lepomis microlophus 1 lbs 10 oz 4 lbs 2 oz
Chain pickerel Esox niger 4 lbs 4 oz 9 lbs 6 oz
Warmouth Lepomis gulosus 1 lbs 1.62 oz 2 lbs
Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus 1 lbs 4.48 oz 3 lbs 5 oz
Spotted sunfish Lepomis punctatus 10 oz 10 oz

Source: GA Dept. of Natural Resources for State records and GA Outdoor News for river records

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Brentz McGhin and his son Alex McGhin with a pair of big warmouth and redbreast sunfish caught on the Satilla River