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WRD news and updates

March 24, 2022
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Here are some news updates regarding the findings of Whirling Disease at trout hatcheries. 2022 Trout Fishing Outlook; Stocking Trucks Hitting the Road GDNR Trout Whirling Disease To Affect Spring Stockings GON

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2022 Dream Trip winners

March 23, 2022
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GA Council of Trout Unlimited is pleased to announce this year’s winners. Proceeds benefit Georgia TU cold water conservation, Georgia Trout Camp, and other Georgia TU Council-supported activities. Dream Trip Winners Details PDF

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Embrace a Stream – Crayfish Creek in the news

March 16, 2022
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Two new stories out about the stream restoration on the Chattahoochee River tributary called Crayfish Creek. Atlanta Journal-Constitution news story Trout Unlimited Trout magazine story Read more information about Crayfish Creek’s joint project with The […]

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Burton Trout Hatchery Re-Opens After Massive Renovation

November 1, 2021
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The Burton Trout Hatchery is one of three state-operated trout hatcheries that helps produce over one million fish each year for stocking in public waters, and it recently completed a major two year-long renovation that […]

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5 Rivers UGA college clubs hit trashy waterways c2021

5 Rivers UGA college clubs hit trashy waterways

November 1, 2021
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A strong conservation ethic runs deep among the students and faculty at the University of Georgia, particularly within the fly-fishing community. So, when Trout Unlimited recently launched our inaugural “Trout Week” celebration as part of our annual meeting, the TU […]

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Trout Habitat Team Training 2021

September 9, 2021
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Trout Habitat Team Training Signup by September 15th, to be part of the team. Signup Here! Hello, GA Chapters,I am getting in touch with you all about an upcoming Trout Habitat Team training that will […]

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TWO GEORGIA TROUT HATCHERIES DETECT DISEASES ON SITE

August 25, 2021
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We received news today that the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery does not have the pathogens for Whirling Disease and IHNV. That is very good news. This week, we collected wild trout samples from Moccasin […]

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Spoonauger – July 13th Annual Chattooga River Sampling

June 24, 2021
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Sarah will keep everyone updated in regards to scheduling changes due to weather events. *Spoonauger site can be easily accessed on foot. Annual Chattooga River Sampling Name* Email* Phone* Spoonauger Location July 13th – Workday […]

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Georgia TU and Appalachian Trout Anglers announce the Crayfish Creek Fundraiser

April 11, 2021
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Georgia Trout Unlimited and Appalachian Trout Anglers are pleased to announce the Crayfish Creek Fundraiser. If you trout fish in the North Georgia Mountains, you are an Appalachian Trout Angler. We all love the great […]

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U.S. Forest Service’s Rock Creek: Updates

March 12, 2021
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This is to inform you that the U.S. Forest Service’s workday on April 3rd at Rock Creek has been cancelled. Also the U.S. Forest Service’s Kids Fishing Day on Rock Creek on May 1st is […]

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