Mad Gillz Fishing

Mad Gillz Fishing invites you to join them for an authentic Georgian freshwater fishing experience. Their US coast guard licensed captains have decades of experience on lakes, rivers, and saltwater across the Southeastern part of the US and can accommodate anglers of all skill levels, from beginner to expert. Whatever your fishing profile, the trip will be customized to fit your particular needs.

You’ll be fishing aboard a 19’ Sea Chaser center console that’s powered by a single 115 HP Yamaha engine. This light and nimble vessel is exactly what you need for freshwater grounds like Lake Lanier. There’s enough room on the boat for 4 anglers, so feel free to bring your friends along for the ride.

Freshwater fishing in Georgia is top-notch, but Lake Lanier and similar places can be difficult to fish without proper knowledge or experience. This is why you’ll be accompanied by an expert guide who knows his stuff. The name of the game around here is Bass fishing, whether it’s Largemouth, Spotted, or Striped Bass. You’ll be provided with high-quality rods, reels, and terminal tackle, meaning the only thing you’ll need to bring is a freshwater fishing license.

For the best experience on the water, please give us 48 hours notice before the date of your choosing to best prepare for your adventure, you’ll want to bring a pair of polarized sunglasses, as well as some drinks and snacks if you’re so inclined. Get your game on and we’ll see you on the water. Book your adventure today!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $500
    up to 4 persons
    The full-day trip is the best option for the committed angler. This allows for all the time you need to fish until you drop. You'll be fishing some of the best spots around for the likes of Largemouth, Spotted, and Striped Bass. The trip price will include rods, reels and terminal tackle, but you'll need to bring a valid freshwater fishing license.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    This longer trip gives you that extra burst of time on the water when all sort of magic can happen. You'll be visiting some of the best freshwater fishing grounds around in search of Largemouth, Striped, and Spotted Bass. The price of the trip includes rods, reels, and terminal tackle needed for the trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $340
    up to 4 persons
    This short and sweet freshwater trip will take you to some of the best places for Bass fishing around. You'll be provided with all the necessary gear needed for a good time out, including rods, reels, and terminal tackle. The only thing for you to take care of is the freshwater fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $340
    up to 4 persons
    Afternoon trips are a great option if you're looking to get some extra hours of sleep in, or just don't like early morning fishing as much. You'll be fishing some of the best Largemouth, Spotted, and Striped Bass waters around. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price of the trip.
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About the Captain

Mickey Holbrook
Cumming, Georgia, United States
Angler's Choice
54 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
31 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2018
As an Atlanta native I have been fishing Georgia waters for over 30 years. I have fished all up and down the East coast, throughout the Gulf of Mexico, the southeastern part of the U.S, and the Great Lakes. We have great resources for catching fish here in Georgia. It truly is a great destination. Book your adventure with Mad Gillz fishing. You will be glad you did. Let’s go fishing!

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Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Bass (Largemouth)
Bass (Spotted) Bass (Spotted)
Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Catfish Catfish

Crappie Crappie

Boat Specs

Sea Chaser (Center console) originally built in 2000. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine.

Length
19 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
PayPal
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

Customer Reviews

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4.94
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100%
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100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
90%
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Scott T.
Flowery Branch, GA
 4.67
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VERIFIED   June 14, 2019
Captain was on time and fully prepared.  Captain was very thorough in explaining the best way to catch fish and how...
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Melissa H.
Kathleen, GA
 5.00
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VERIFIED   February 15, 2020
Boat and equipment was great. Felt safe the entire time. Captain was very knowledgeable and had no problem answering all our...
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Jameson F.
Jonesboro, GA
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Half day trip!

VERIFIED   November 5, 2019
Great experience! Loads of fish and a captain that was very knowledgeable on the lake! Highly recommended fishing charter at...
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Michael C.
Cumming, Georgia
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Most Excellent Experience

VERIFIED   October 23, 2019
Captain was very nice, very knowledgeable, and could seriously catch and land us some fish. The day was a great experience....
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David F.
Hoschton, GA
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VERIFIED   October 18, 2019
We had a great time with Mad Gills. The Captain was very nice and worked hard to keep us on fish. I would highly recommend...
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