Hughes General Store & Bait & Tackle Shop
Hughes General Store is a locally owned and operated full service live bait, tackle, deli and Valero gas station. Hughes has been in business for over 25 years and proudly serves North Ga and Western NC. Located in Blairsville, GA we are just a short drive from Murphy, NC, and Hiawassee, GA. We carry the best variety of quality live bait in our area which include live blueback herring, shad, worms, crickets, minnows and live trout. We also have a large selection of tackle to land you that prize catch. Along with our bait and tackle, Hughes is also an authorized Valero Gas Station carrying ethanol free gas. While your gearing up for that day on the water make sure you grab breakfast at our amazing in store deli. It’s been told we have some of the best biscuits and burgers around. 


Hughes General Store carries the best quality live bait in the North Georgia and Western North Carolina area. Servicing the towns of Murphy and Hayesville North Carolina and Blairsville and Hiawassee Georgia. Come check out our large selection of tackle before hitting the lake and for booking your fishing trip of a lifetime contact us at the store.
Contact Information
1775 Murphy Highway , Blairsville, Georgia 30512, United States