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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…

UCCTU Hosts Fly Fishing Clinic

The Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited recently held its first Fly Fishing Clinic for women and girls (16+). The one-half day clinic, held at the Chattahoochee Nature Center, introduced participants to the basics of fly fishing and stream conservation. The event was organized in conjunction with Alpharetta Outfitters. Several learning stations were set up…

2018 Dream Fly Fishing Trip

Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket for the Dream Fly Fishing Trip. Proceeds will go to the Georgia Council of Trout Unlimited to fund Council projects. Congratulations to Vic Alosio and the runners-up!

  Articles & Reviews                                         

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…