Council News & Reports                             

Riggs Named to Outdoor Trust

Carl Riggs has been named to the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund. If the amendment is ratified, the board will be responsible for accepting, reviewing, evaluating and making recommendations on applications from state agencies, local governments, nonprofit and other entities for conservation funding projects from the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Trust…

Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act

This fall, Georgians have a historic opportunity to pass the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment and protect our waters and lands by constitutionally dedicating a portion of the existing sales tax on outdoor sporting goods without raising any taxes or creating new fees. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/2CGoZ87

Rules for 2019 Dream Fly Fishing Trip

One winner will be drawn for the Grand Prize. Several other tickets will be drawn for the runners-up prizes, which include custom-made rods, fishing trips and flies. The ticket price is $10, and proceeds will go to the Georgia Council of Trout Unlimited to fund Council projects. Get details at 2019 Dream Vacation Rules

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Take It With You When You Go

Good article on the importance of clean water from Gink and Gasoline (with a mention of the #CLEANMYWATER campaign now underway by the Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited). http://www.ginkandgasoline.com/conservation/take-it-with-you-when-you-go/

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…