River Fishing Adventure – Lake Allatoona

Explore the freshwater fishing opportunities of Georgia with River Fishing Adventure! You’ll fish lakes such as Allatoona, Carters, Lanier, and Nottely. Lake Allatoona offers a variety of smaller size fish while the Etowah River offers the chance at a true trophy fish! Your guide Marty Petza has over 34 years of experience on the water, having chased fish of all sizes.

You’ll head out on his 22’ Sea Pro center console boat powered by a Yamaha 200 HP engine. The boat can accommodate up to 6 people fishing at the same time, so invite your friends and family and have a great time. It’s equipped with a wireless trolling motor which will help you get closer to those easily spooked specimens.

Marty will provide you with everything you might need, including rods, reels, and tackle, as well as live bait and a range of artificial lures. The crew advocates catch-and-release practices in order to conserve the fisheries for future generations to enjoy. However, you can keep a legal limit of your catch to take home.

There’s a variety of fish species that inhabit these waters, so there’s always something you can target. You’ll mainly be fishing for different species of Bass – Striped, Hybrid, Largemouth, Spotted, and White, as well as Catfish.

Feel free to bring your kids with you, and make this a trip they’ll remember. Spend some quality family time with them and make some amazing new memories. Bring your fishing license, some food and drinks if you’d like, and you’re all set!

Get out on your newest fishing adventure, and have some serious fun with River Fishing Adventure!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    If you'd like to spend some more time on the water, you should book this 7-hour trip. Head out on the beautiful Lake Allatoona or Carters Lake. The boat takes up to 6 people, and any combination of kids and adults. You'll mostly be targeting fish like Striped, Hybrid, Largemouth, Spotted, and White Bass, as well as Catfish.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $300
    On this trip, you'll spend 4 hours on the beautiful Lake Allatoona or Carters Lake. The boat can accommodate up to 6 people, and any combination of kids and adults. You'll target different species of Bass, like Striped, Hybrid, Largemouth, Spotted, and White, as well as Catfish.
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About the Charter Operator

River Fishing Adventure
Acworth, Georgia, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & License verified
25 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since February 2017
Marty Petza is an angler with a “sixth sense.” He is a real threat to any fish, always knowing where the fish are hiding. Marty has over 34 years of experience on the water, having chased fish of all sizes. Once a serious tournament angler, he is now a family man. Captain Marty has successfully participated in B.A.S.S. Pro / Am, RedMan, and his local federation tournaments, which have given him an interest of the industry along with cash and boats. He was a state champion in BP's very first CastingKids competition in 1991, and at the age of 13, he was the youngest sponsored tournament angler by companies such as Gambler Boats, STORM Lures, Versitex Fishing Rods, and several other tackle manufacturers. Marty has given numerous seminars across the East Coast and written various articles in early Maryland BASS Federation magazine.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Bass (Largemouth)
Bass (Spotted) Bass (Spotted)
Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Bass (White) Bass (White)

Catfish Catfish
Hybrid Striped Bass Hybrid Striped Bass

Boat Specs

Sea Pro (Center console) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha XTR 4 Stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2.5% fee.

Customer Reviews

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Larry L.
White, GA
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Half day with captain Marty

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on September 21, 2021
A very enjoyable trip, Marty was professional and very accommodating. I enjoyed fishing with him, and really appreciate his...
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McDonough, Georgia
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Family fishing with Captain Mike

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on July 11, 2021
Took a family fishing trip with my mother, sons and cousins to Lake Allatoona.  Over the course of 4 hours Captain Mike was...
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McDonough, GA
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Full Day Trip With Captain Marty

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 23, 2021
Enjoyed a great fishing trip with Captain Marty.  River Fishing Adventure certainly knows where the fish are and gave us plenty...
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Full day on Allatoona

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 17, 2021
Capt Marty took 6 of us on Allatoona for some bass fishing and we had a great time! I take a lot of charters and he’s one...
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Canton, GA
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Great morning, big fish!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on September 12, 2021
Awesome trip. Highly recommend!
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FAQs about River Fishing Adventure – Lake Allatoona

River Fishing Adventure – Lake Allatoona offers the following trips to customers:
  • $300 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (7 hours)

When you book a trip with River Fishing Adventure – Lake Allatoona, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with River Fishing Adventure – Lake Allatoona include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures

River Fishing Adventure – Lake Allatoona offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

River Fishing Adventure – Lake Allatoona offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with River Fishing Adventure – Lake Allatoona include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Bass (Spotted)
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bass (White)
  • Catfish
  • Hybrid Striped Bass