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The Remaking of Raccoon Creek

Partners and volunteers pitch in to create a little bit of angler paradise in the shadow of Atlanta. “This is the coolest place in the world, a real jewel,” said Rodney Tumlin, the past president of the Cohutta Chapter of Trout Unlimited, which meets monthly in a nearby Kennesaw restaurant. “You wouldn’t think you’re in…

Sam Rizzio Youth Fly Fishing Clinic

The Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited hosted 31 children for the Sam Rizzio Youth Fly Fishing & Conservation Clinic 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. Instructors worked with the students to provide individualized instruction and…

Trout Festival of Georgia

Third Annual Blue Ridge Trout Festival

The Blue Ridge Trout Festival & Outdoor Adventures returns Saturday, April 28, 2018. The event combines trout fishing and outdoor recreation in the historic district of Georgia’s Blue Ridge. Enjoy adventure outfitters, local fishing guides, conservation information, lodging services, home decor and gifts, fly making, art, outdoor clothing and fishing gear, and a Food Truck…

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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…