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Martin Wins Distinguished Service Award

Mack Martin won the Distinguished Service Award for Youth Education. The award is one of only five distinguished service awards given each year by Trout Unlimited to volunteer leaders. Whether at Georgia Trout Camp, or at the countless lessons and clinics he leads across the state each year, this former president of the Upper Chattahoochee…

Official Trout Festival of GA Returns

The Blue Ridge Trout Fest & Outdoors Adventures will be held April 28-29 in Blue Ridge, GA. The education, food, entertainment and vendors combine to help increase the public’s knowledge of trout and the conservation ethics associated with Trout Unlimited. The event is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Mountain Trout Unlimited Chapter 696. Go to…

Sam Rizzio Youth Fly Fishing Clinic

More than 30 boys and girls participated in the Sam Rizzio Youth Fly Fishing & Conservation Clinic April 22 at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. The clinic provided basic instruction in all phases of fly-fishing, including fly-casting, knot tying, insect identification and conservation. The event was sponsored by the Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited and…

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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…

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…