Public Fishing Areas

Paradise PFA (Berrien County)

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Telephone: 229-533-4792 or 912-285-6094

Hours: Open Wednesday through Sunday, sunrise to sunset.

For Google Map driving directions click here.

Fish Species: Largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish, crappie, brown bullhead.

Water: 68 lakes encompassing 525 acres of water.

Licensing: To help cover the costs of maintaining these great resources, visitors (ages 16-64) must have one of the following to access Public Fishing Areas except for Rocky Mountain PFA:



Lake Patrick fishing pier


Stocking catfish into Lake Tacklebuster

Facilities: Restrooms, picnic area, concrete boat ramps, primitive camping, fishing pier, boat dock, some facilities accessible to persons with disabilities.


Waterfowl impoundment

Waterfowl hunting opportunities available at this PFA. Find more infromation here.

Directions from Tifton: East on US Highway 82 for 8 miles to Brookfield. Turn right onto Whitley Road and travel approximately 100 yards; take the first left onto Brookfield-Nashville Road and travel 1.5 miles. Entrance to area is on the left. 

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