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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…

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2018 Dream Fly Fishing Trip

One winner will be drawn for the grand prize and will choose a partner to accompany them on the trip. Several other tickets will be drawn for the runner-up prizes which include: custom-made rods, fishing trips and flies. The seller of the grand prize winning ticket will also receive a prize. The ticket price is…

Eastern Hemlock Restoration Project

Volunteers from the Blue Ridge Mountain and Gold Rush Chapters of Trout Unlimited recently planted 42 new Eastern Hemlocks, treated a large number of existing hemlocks and cleared brush around a stretch of Rock Creek in Murray County. This is a community service project organized by an AmeriCorps Vets-Work-sponsored intern assigned with the U.S. Forest…

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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…