Fern Valley on the Soque

Reservations Required
Phone: 770-597-4219
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Most Reasonable Rates on the Soque River

Full Day

$180.00 per angler

Half Day

$125.00 per angler

Guide Service

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Reservations are required
. Guides are highly recommended but not required for experienced anglers. We limit our streams to four (4) anglers per day (but we will allow a larger group if anglers visit together).

Call Marty Simmons at 770-597-4219 or 706-839-7118 or Contact Us today


  • Fly Fishing - Catch and Release
  • Single, Barbless Hooks
  • No Dark Egg Patterns
  • Landing Nets Required
  • Hours: 8:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M.

About Our Water


  • A variety of water to meet the needs of all levels of fly fishers, from novice to expert.
  • Rainbows and Browns are prevalent throughout the entire 1/2 mile stretch of river.
  • All sections of our river are wadable and productive.

Other Amenities


Picnic Tables

Fire Pit


Walking Paths

Garage Apartment
for Day Use

Group Rates


To insure the tranquility of an uncrowded stretch of river, we generally book no more than four (4) anglers each day. However, we sometimes make an exception to our rule of "only four anglers per day" if a group of 5 or more want to experience Fern Valley together. Contact us today for more information.

Meet the Simmons Family – Glad & Marty


In the 1970s, we traveled this winding road in a bright yellow Volkswagen. We stopped at the Mark of the Potter to gawk at the waterfall and the big trout. Never in a million years could we imagine that we would one day live on this stretch of Hwy 197. We are blessed beyond our expectations because all we ever desired was a little trickle of water we could hear from a screened porch. This land once belonged to the Cherokee, and one day it will belong to another caretaker. In the meantime, we just try to be good stewards, showing a little hospitality at a place we think is pretty special.

- Glad & Marty