Georgia Brook Trout Management is a Dirty Shame

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IT'S A SOUTHERN THING AND YOU GOT TO UNDERSTAND. They are maligned and loathed, as an invasive species, in many of my friends' home waters but here in Georgia, the brook trout is our only native trout. They once held dominion over the roughly four thousand...

What The Little Fish Are Saying

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This post has a soundtrack. Take a second to start the video below. MAYBE YOUR STATURE AS A FLY FISHERMAN ISN'T DETERMINED BY HOW BIG A TROUT YOU CAN CATCH, BUT BY HOW SMALL A TROUT YOU CAN CATCH WITHOUT BEING DISAPPOINTED. — JOHN GIERACH Like it...

How I Almost Owned A Trout Stream

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By Jon Tobey NOW THAT THEY ARE SELLING IT, I CAN FINALLY TELL THE STORY OF WILLIAMSTOWN GULF. When my dad was in high school, he and his 3 best friends bought a trout stream. I know it sounds like something out of Trout Fishing in America,...

Stocked Brook Trout – Strip it, Skate it, Swing it

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I'M VERY FORTUNATE TO HAVE A GREAT TROUT STREAM NEAR BY THAT OPERATES A DELAYED HARVEST PROGRAM (CATCH AND RELEASE FISHING BY ARTIFICIAL FLIES ONLY) THAT STARTS IN THE FALL EVERY YEAR, AND RUNS INTO THE EARLY SUMMER. I love visiting this trout stream because the DNR stocks...

Labrador Bound

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By Jason Tucker It's no secret that I love brook trout, and thus the name of my blog, Fontinalis Rising. Size doesn't matter. From 4-inch little gems to behemoth monsters the size of respectable brown trout, I find them all fascinating and exciting. When I was a...