Ohoopee River

The Ohoopee River starts in Washington County just south of Tennille and flows generally southeast through or along the boundaries of Johnson, Emanuel, Treutlen, Candler, Toombs and Tattnall counties. It joins the Altamaha River 13 miles south of Reidsville.

Ohoopee River Resources

Ohoopee River Articles

Blackwater Redbelly Slam

A quick flick of the wrist and the underhanded toss sent the tiny spinner sailing under a low-lying bough of a bell-bottom cypress, bumping a root lying at the edge of the black water. A glimpse of the small, gold blade spiraling down and BANG!  The little whippy rod instantly bent to the water, the…

Ohoopee River Record Chain Pickerel

Thomas Corbin caught a 2-lb., 2.72-oz. river-record chain pickerel on the Ohoopee River on May 29, 2014.

Ohoopee River Record Redbreast

Thomas Corbin caught a 11.68-oz. redbreast on the Ohoopee River on May 22, 2014 that set a benchmark river record for the Ohoopee.

Ohoopee River Record Fish

Largemouth9-lbs., 8-ozs.Gary Sammons07/30/21
Redbreast12.48-ozs.Kaye Driggers05/15/20
Chain Pickerel3-lbs., 6.56-ozs.Colonel William Scott Drennon01/02/23
Bluegill1-lb., 2.56-ozs.Dale Williams05/11/22
Spotted Sunfish10.75-ozs.Robert Lane5/04/19
Black Crappie1-lb., 10.24-ozs.Richard E. Driggers11/10/19
Shellcracker1-lb., 5.92-ozs.Richard E. Driggers7/20/19
Warmouth14.58-ozs.Thomas Corbin10/29/21