Josh Thornton

Meet Guide Josh Thornton

Meet Lake Lanier Top Fishing Guide, Josh Thornton, and Captain Josh Crappie Fishing!

Captain Josh is a top of the line Crappie Guide on Lake Lanier in Georgia. Josh has been fishing these waters for quite some time and is an expert at locating and targeting Crappie in this one of a kind fishery. Meet Guide Josh Thornton, a lifelong angler who knows all the secrets when it comes to reeling in massive crappie! 

Guide Josh is passionate about fishing, and he has a serious commitment to providing you with the best time on the water. He will be bringing you to the beautiful Lake Lanier and the top fishing spots in the area. Get ready to fish for Crappie year-round as it is one of the most sought-after freshwater species in North America. 

Call in your fishing buddies as you ride the 22’ War Eagle Blackhawk Boat that can carry up to 4 anglers. It has everything that you need to have a productive and amazing time on the lake. The captain also has some safety equipment on board, and fishing gear will be taken care of by the charter.

All that you need is to bring your fishing license, some snacks, and drinks and you are ready to have an amazing fishing adventure.

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind pan fishing trip in Georgia today with Captain Josh Crappie Fishing!

Conservation efforts

President of the North Georgia Crappie Anglers Association

Soonest Trip Availability


Captain Josh Crappie Fishing Available Trips


Expertise & Attributes

23 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Nature / Wildlife Views
Freshwater Fishing
Live Bait
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes

  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures

What to Bring

  • Purchase your fishing license
  • Food and Drinks
  • Sunscreen


War Eagle

Boat Type: Motorboat (engine-powered)

Boat Guest Capacity: 4

Boat Length: 21

Manufacturer Name: War Eagle

Model Year: 2022

Number of Engines: 1

Horsepower per Engine: 150

Maximum Cruising Speed: 50

Boat Registration: Not Given

Features: GPS, Fish Finder, Wireless Trolling Motor, Livewell / Live Bait Tank