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Trout Festival of Georgia

Third Annual Blue Ridge Trout Festival

January 24, 2018
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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, […]

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UCCTU Hosts Fly Fishing Clinic

October 30, 2017
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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 […]

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2018 Dream Fly Fishing Trip

October 26, 2017
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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!

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Eastern Hemlock Restoration Project

October 25, 2017
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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 […]

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Martin Wins Distinguished Service Award

October 18, 2017
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Mack Martin won the Distinguished Service Award for Youth Education. The award is one of only five distinguished service awards given each year by Trout Unlimited to volunteer leaders. Whether at Georgia Trout Camp, or […]

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Official Trout Festival of GA Returns

April 24, 2017
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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 […]

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Sam Rizzio Youth Fly Fishing Clinic

April 24, 2017
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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 […]

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Oconee River

Dream Trip Winner Announced

March 15, 2017
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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 […]

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Tie-1-On

Members Convene for “Tie-1-On”

February 20, 2017
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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.

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Trout Festival of Georgia

Trout Festival of Georgia Returns

February 15, 2017
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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 […]

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