Fishing in Big Canoe

Fishing permits may be purchased at the Marina Shack and the Fitness Center.
Big Canoe has five beautiful lakes for water-based sports and fishing including Lake Petit, which at 111 acres in area and 98 feet in depth boasts a large dam and the Marina. Lake Sconti, which is a smaller lake behind the Clubhouse, Lake Disharoon, which is home to the Beach Club.
Blackwell Springs and Toad's Pond, which are two smaller bodies of water in the Waterford subdivision boasts two smaller
bodies of water close to the North Gate off of Wilderness Parkway. Blackwell Springs and Toad's Pond can be accessed with a Fishing permit as well. 

Fishing is permitted with a license purchased at the Marina Shack where you will also find a variety of fishing gear and bait. Property Owners and their guests, registered rental guests, marketing
guests and employees who have
obtained the proper user card are allowed to fish in Big Canoe. All must have the appropriate Big Canoe fishing permit with them while fishing.

Daily and weekly fishing permits may be purchased at the Fitness Center and the Marina Shack. Annual and family permits may be purchased at the Fitness Center. Fines will be imposed for not complying.


Marina Guidelines

The Marina is open April - October Daily from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m and from November - March daily 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day Holidays. For questions, contact the Marina by calling (706) 268-3303.

Boat Rental in Big Canoe


Pontoon Boat Rental: $200 per hour / 2 hour minimum
A small deck boat with a canopy, an electric motor, and able to accommodate 10 - 12 adults. There are eight boats in the rental fleet.


Jon Boat Rental: $25 per hour / no minimum
Flat bottomed fishing boats with an electric motor. Holds 2 adults, weight limit 450 lbs. There are two Jon Boats in the rental fleet.

Fishing Membership

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