Fishing and Hunting on Fort Gordon are managed by Directorate of Public Works – Fish and Wildlife Division. They can be by phone at +1 (706)791-2397.
Hunting & Fishing Regulations: USASC&FG 420-5
Bass & Crappie Fishing Tournaments
Tournaments are hosted by the Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club and held at Daylight to Noon at Butler Reservoir and boats are needed. Electric motors only – combustion engines are not allowed. Outdoor Recreation has a small fleet of jon boats and trolling motors available to rent (see the Outdoor Equipment Checkout page for more details). Cost to participate is $10 per person. 1st and 2nd place prizes are awarded when there are 10 or more competitors. No advance registration required. Fort Gordon permit and Georgia Fishing Licenses required.
Kids' Fishing Derbies
Twice a year and Open to the Public, Fort Gordon Outdoor Recreation and the Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club hosts two kids' Fishing Derbies in conjunction with national Fishing day in June and National Hunting and Fishing Day in September. Trophies are awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each of 4 age groups for the most weight in pounds caught. The first 300 anglers receive a free t-shirt. A free hot dog lunch is provided to for all children. Live bait is provided. Bring your own pole or rod and reel (limit one rod per child).