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Fern Valley on the Soque

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3946 Highway 197 N, Clarkesville, GA 30523-3004
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Super value. There are a ton of fish, lots of different type areas to try different patterns... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
48Swampy
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Jacksonville, Florida
Best private stream in Georgia

I come to Fern Valley about once a year. Glad and Marty are such great hosts. Glad is a hoot... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
James W
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Marietta, Georgia
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Fern Valley is located on the famous Soque River in North Georgia. We are catch-and-release only and you'll be rewarded with Trophy Trout. Our half-mile of private, pristine water is full of gorgeous rainbows and browns. We specialize in big fish, hospitality, and tranquility. Don't be fooled because we offer the most reasonable rates on the Soque River. $175 Full Day per angler. Guides available, but not required for highly experienced anglers. Other amenities: ** a garage apartment with restroom facilities for your private convenience ** picnic tables ** firepit with a roaring fire in cold weather ** water and soft drinks provided ** paths and seating areas available along the river. ** we accept cash, checks, or credit card
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3946 Highway 197 N, Clarkesville, GA 30523-3004
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Super value. There are a ton of fish, lots of different type areas to try different patterns, owners are VERY accommodating and welcoming. My guide Kyle, was excellent, very patient, super interested in me catching fish, and a very friendly and interesting young man. He...More

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Glad S, Owner at Fern Valley on the Soque, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a lovely review ~ Thank you for taking the time to write such nice things about us ~ word-of-mouth is our best friends, so these review matter! We do try to provide an outstanding experience and I'm so pleased to hear that Kyle was...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

I come to Fern Valley about once a year. Glad and Marty are such great hosts. Glad is a hoot. You’ll have fun just talking with her and the dogs. The house and grounds are amazing. She’ll put you in her ATV at their beautiful...More

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Glad S, Owner at Fern Valley on the Soque, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so happy you visited Fern Valley on the Soque ~ We love to share the beauty of NE Georgia and this amazing gem of a trout stream. I still can't believe I live here... so the fun really gets cranked up when we can...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Glad and Marty are warm friendly hosts in the amazing Fern River Trout Fishing in the Soque, North GA Mountains. Flying down? Don't worry, gear is provided! I gave my husband a full day guided trip with an incredible guide (Danielle Bowman) They were like...More

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Glad S, Owner at Fern Valley on the Soque, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow ~ what a nice review (and somehow I missed seeing it until now!) Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive experience. We're so happy to have such skilled and dedicated guides (and often entertaining too) . There's something special...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

My wife and I had the opportunity to fish the private waters of Fern Valley the Sunday before Christmas last year. It was overcast, dreary, light rain on and off. And it was still the most beautiful trout water I had ever laid eyes on....More

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I was originally looking to take a float on the Chattahoochee and after some guides didn't return my calls I stumbled upon Fern Valley online. I wasn't familiar with the area and was unsure about the fishing but I could not be more pleased with...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2016

I cannot be more pleased with my visit to Glad and Marty's slice of GA paradise. Their hospitality makes you feel like you are visiting friends, and they do all they can to ensure you are successful on the water and comfortable visiting their property....More

2  Thank Matt A
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Glad S, Owner at Fern Valley on the Soque, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2016

Thanks for this very kind review. It was our pleasure to meet you and to see you enjoy the solitude of the Soque River. Thank your for coming our way, and we hope our paths cross again.

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Reviewed 27 March 2016

Very scenic, beautiful section of river, beautiful property, lots of large trout. My grandson and I fished here this past week with a guide. Several hook ups, most of which broke off, but we managed to land a few, and they were gorgeous. Owners were...More

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Glad S, Owner at Fern Valley on the Soque, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2016

We love seeing grandkids with grandparents -- fishing!! Thanks for your visit to Fern Valley on the Soque. It was our pleasure to have you. We appreciate your kind words.

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Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Glad and Marty really roll out the fishing red carpet. Glad met my dad and I wish a hug and offering of coffee and a private guest house for the day. The property is amazing, with awesome gardens, a camp fire, and friendly pups milling...More

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Glad S, Owner at Fern Valley on the Soque, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2015

It was such a pleasure to have you visit Fern Valley. We love making new friends on the river and we appreciate you coming our way. THIS review is quite specific about some of the amenities we offer... thanks for the kind words. We hope...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2015

Very friendly and VERY accommodating the river was full of big pigs (huge trout). i was able to see my first golden trout and even landed one. I know people have been wanting to catch one for years and here I was able to do...More

Thank Jeff H
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Glad S, Owner at Fern Valley on the Soque, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2015

Congratulations on catching a Golden Rainbow Trout. Those are tough characters! It was so fun to see you fishing the Fern Valley water on the Soque River. We truly appreciate your review and kind words! Thanks, thanks, thanks!

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Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Outstanding weekend. The property is beautiful and the river is full of fish. The hosts of Fern Valley are wonderful. Don't miss this gem in the North Georgia mountains.More

Thank Teresa M
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Glad S, Owner at Fern Valley on the Soque, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2015

Wow! What a nice review of this stretch of the Soque River. We do think this is a "gem in the North Georgia mountains," and we love to share this hideaway. We APPRECIATE folks like you who come to visit. It is always good to...More

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