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Recreation

Spirited annual events combined with outdoor recreation and leisure make Bainbridge and Decatur County the gem of Southwest Georgia. Decatur County's pine-covered hills and shimmering shores are a favorite of sportsmen and nature lovers and are guaranteed to captivate even the most discerning outdoorsman.

Flint River, Georgia ranked one of the Top 10 U.S. Kayak Fishing Locations for 2012.

The Bill Reynolds Sports Park has multiple facilities. The park has a total of 8 baseball fields, 8 softball fields, 5 basketball courts, 2 multi-purpose soccer/football fields and 14 tennis courts.

 Bill Reynolds Sports Park

The Bass Capital of Georgia

The Flint River and Lake Seminole offer abundant fishing and water sports. Both attract thousands of amateur and professional fishermen, and many top bass tournaments are held here throughout the year. Lake Seminole is ranked the fifth (5th) best bass fishing lake in the United States. Abundantly-sized populations of striped and white bass, catfish, crappy, and bream wait to tempt fishermen of all ages.

Fishing is a year-round activity on Lake Seminole. In addition to the challenging bass fishing tournaments held in the area annually, there are many casual competitions held almost every weekend among local bass clubs and professional anglers. The annual Jack Wingate Open is held the first weekend in March and is a good chance to test your skills against the best fishermen in the business. The Lake Seminole area even has a legal netting season - the only location in inland Georgia where this is true.

 

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Bainbridge Bucks May Be Used At These Authorized Locations:

 

100 Boat Basin Circle

P.O. Box 755, Bainbridge, GA 39818

229-246-4774

 

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