Official Trout Festival of GA Returns

The Blue Ridge Trout Fest & Outdoors Adventures will be held April 28-29 in Blue Ridge, GA. The education, food, entertainment and vendors combine to help increase the public’s knowledge of trout and the conservation ethics associated with Trout Unlimited. The event is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Mountain Trout Unlimited Chapter 696. Go to…

Sam Rizzio Youth Fly Fishing Clinic

More than 30 boys and girls participated in the Sam Rizzio Youth Fly Fishing & Conservation Clinic April 22 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. The event was sponsored by the Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited and…

Oconee River

Dream Trip Winner Announced

Congratulations to Mack Martin, who won the 2017 Dream Trip! Martin will enjoy five days hosted fishing and six nights lodging in July in Idaho. Proceeds from the raffle benefit Trout Unlimited Cold Water Conservation and Trout Camp. Click the link to view the full list of raffle winners and their prizes. Award List


Members Convene for “Tie-1-On”

Trout Unlimited members from around Georgia convened Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Bass Pro Shops for “Tie-1-On,” the Georgia Council of Trout Unlimited’s annual fundraiser. Pictured: Kathy Breithaupt and Carl Riggs.

Trout Festival of Georgia

Trout Festival of Georgia Returns

The official Trout Festival of Georgia returns to Blue Ridge this spring when thousands of outdoor enthusiasts descend upon Fannin County. The event benefits cold-water education, service, conservation and recreation in North Georgia. (Blue Ridge Chapter of Trout Unlimited)

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Oconee River Chapter Banquet Scheduled

The annual banquet for the Oconee River Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be Saturday, April 8, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Flinchums Phoenix. Advance tickets are $40 (couple); $25 (singles); and $15 (students). Tickets purchased at the door will be $5 higher.

Tie-1-On Photo

2017 Tie-1-On Scheduled

Tie-1-On is scheduled Saturday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Bass Pro Shops in Lawrenceville, Georgia. All state chapters are invited to participate.

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Hoot on the Hooch Rescheduled

The Georgia Foothills Chapter of Trout Unlimited has moved its annual fundraiser, Hoot on the Hooch, up one week to March 11. The Drawing for the Dream Trip will still be held during Hoot on the Hooch. For more information, check out the chapter website.

Trout in the Classroom

City Kids Learn About Biology, Chemistry and Conservation

Teachers are always on the lookout for programs that will get students actively engaged beyond textbooks and lectures. In conjunction with the Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited, students at Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School raised trout through the Trout in the Classroom program to help stock the Chattahoochee River. Story via The Atlanta…