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Dream Trip Winner Announced

Congratulations to Mack Martin, who won the 2017 Dream Trip! Martin will enjoy five days hosted fishing and six nights lodging in July in Idaho. Proceeds from the raffle benefit Trout Unlimited Cold Water Conservation and Trout Camp. Click the link to view the full list of raffle winners and their prizes. Award List


Members Convene for “Tie-1-On”

Trout Unlimited members from around Georgia convened Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Bass Pro Shops for “Tie-1-On,” the Georgia Council of Trout Unlimited’s annual fundraiser. Pictured: Kathy Breithaupt and Carl Riggs.

Trout Festival of Georgia

Trout Festival of Georgia Returns

The official Trout Festival of Georgia returns to Blue Ridge this spring when thousands of outdoor enthusiasts descend upon Fannin County. The event benefits cold-water education, service, conservation and recreation in North Georgia. (Blue Ridge Chapter of Trout Unlimited)

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Winter Trout Fishing Tips

By Phil Monahan, reposted from   Question: Tell me the truth. Is it really worth fly fishing in the winter? I’ve read all the magazine articles and looked at the pictures, but I still don’t quite believe that an average Joe like me is gonna catch fish in January on rivers that no one’s ever…

Bill Cairns was a pioneer in fly-fishing instruction and a Master Caster.

The Keys to Good Stream Etiquette

Reposted from an 10/21/2014 article on by the late fly fishing ambassador Bill Cairns. It used to be that most new fishermen were gradually introduced to the sport of fly fishing by a family member or friend who had a fishing background, and various rules of behavior would be acquired over time and adhered…