Pro Tips: How to Catch Freshwater Stripers in Spring

While our area of northern Georgia is known as the trout capital of the state, the most anticipated part of the early season for many of our guides and staff at Cohutta Fishing Company is actually the striped-bass run. These . . .

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Photos: St. Simons “Bass in the Grass”


This 21-inch “bass” was chasing crabs in very shallow water.
Photos by Capt. David Edens

The locals in St. Simons, Georgoa, call redfish “bass.” When the fish are caught tailing in the grass,they’re known as “bass in the grass.” I have never heard that term elsewhere. I have . . .

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Photos of the Day: A Chattahoochie Chunker

Written by: Chris Scalley, River Through Atlanta Outfitters


This gorgeous brown trout is the end result of a lot of hard work for David Aviles.
Photos by Chris Scalley

My good fishing buddy and friend, David Aviles, caught and released this great brown trout after much time and effort focusing on targeting a trophy fish: waking up early for low-light . . .

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Photo of the Day: Huge Hooch Brown Trout


Ryan Johnson releases his trout of a lifetime back into the Chattahoochee River in Georgia.
Photo courtesy Ryan Johnson

Throughout the month of July, Orvis has joined forces with Atlanta’s SweetWater Brewing Company, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, and River Through Atlanta guide service to promote. . .

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Photo of the Day: A Superfine March Brown


One of the harbingers of great dry-fly fishing to come. . .
Photo by Mark Smith

Reader Mark Smith sent in this great shot, along with a note: “Any day with my Superfine Glass is a good day, but this was pretty cool. It’s not often in Georgia that. . .

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Photo of the Day: Capturing a Georgia Tiger


The cool vermiculations against a buttery background made this tiger trout particularly beautiful.
Photo by Will Taylor

Will Taylor—guide and owner of The Fly Shop Company of Blue Ridge, Georgia—sent in this great photo along with a note: “James Wistrom of Louisville made a trip to Blue Ridge and . . .

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