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Tie-1-On

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) http://bit.ly/2lQd3Ev

Oconee River

Oconee River Chapter Banquet Scheduled

The annual banquet for the Oconee River Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be Saturday, April 8, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Flinchums Phoenix. Advance tickets are $40 (couple); $25 (singles); and $15 (students). Tickets purchased at the door will be $5 higher. sghilliard@gmail.com

  Articles & Reviews                                         

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Winter Trout Fishing Tips

By Phil Monahan, reposted from MidCurrent.com   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 Orvis.com 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…