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Dream Trip – Fly Fishing for Two

Don’t forget to buy a ticket for the 2017 Dream Trip! The grand prize includes five days hosted fishing and six nights lodging in Idaho July 23-29, 2017. The winner also receives $500 in travel expenses. John McGarity is the host. Tickets are $10, and proceeds from ticket sales benefit Trout Unlimited’s Cold Water Conservation…


Chapter Sponsors Autumn on the River

The Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited will sponsor “Autumn on the River,” its annual fundraiser, Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 6-9 p.m. at Ipolito’s in Roswell. Tickets are $50 (online) or $60 (onsite). In addition to select films from the Orvis Fly Fishing Film Fest, the event will include raffles as well as silent and…


Calling All Trout Campers!

Trout Camp is set for June 4-9, 2017, at the Rabun Gap Nacoochee School in Clayton, GA. Boys and girls, ages 12-15, will learn and practice the sport of fly fishing, study sound conservation practices, and enjoy a fun and rewarding experience. Check with your local Trout Unlimited chapter for their deadline. Applications are available…

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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…


Diverse Winter Fishing Opportunities at Trout Capital & Surrounding Areas

by Ralph Artigliere, Education Director for the Blue Ridge Mountain Chapter; reprinted from the BRM November 2014 Newsletter. This year you might want to broaden your fishing horizons by fishing some new streams right here in our backyard or within an easy drive for day-fishing. Georgia fishing regulations provide trout streams that are designated either…