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Heading up to Georgia

Postby grouperking » Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:34 pm

I might be heading up to georgia and will stay for a week during spring break...... I know that they have flyfishing there so any help on it would be great. :cheers:
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby cvstrat » Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:02 pm

Holy poop, I might be able to actually add something to the conversation for once... Probably not hey...

Where in GA? What are you trying to catch?

And why would you come to GA for spring break from SFL?
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby grouperking » Wed Feb 18, 2015 4:23 pm

I think that im going to Helen,Georgia not really sure and im looking to catch anything and im going to GA during spring break cuz i have no other options (im still 15) :mad:
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby ilovefishing » Wed Feb 18, 2015 4:44 pm

Helen GA is a very nice place, nothing like here. My parents have a cabin up in Hiawassee, the fishing out there is mostly bass in the lakes or trout in the rivers. Fwiw there's no liquor stores or strip clubs that far up north in GA, gotta go to the next state for one lol

You can go tubing down those rivers as well. Be prepared to be cold as hell in those rivers
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby shos260288 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:23 pm

ilovefishing wrote:Helen GA is a very nice place, nothing like here. My parents have a cabin up in Hiawassee, the fishing out there is mostly bass in the lakes or trout in the rivers. Fwiw there's no liquor stores or strip clubs that far up north in GA, gotta go to the next state for one lol

You can go tubing down those rivers as well. Be prepared to be cold as hell in those rivers



I think he said he's 15, so I doubt that will be an issue. :scratch:
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby SaltyDog » Wed Feb 18, 2015 9:44 pm

:stupid: he didnt get the memo
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby cvstrat » Thu Feb 19, 2015 11:55 am

Helen is a strange place - unique is one way to describe it. Anyway, luckily for you there is fishing to be done there. The Chattahoochee River runs right through the middle of the town. It's a colder river so it does hold trout pretty much year round. If you want to go off on your own I'd take a really light spinning outfit and a few small inline spinners like mepps, blue fox, panther martin, etc. 4lbs text line and some small spinners and you should be able to hook up.

Tubing is huge there. In fact it's probably the only reason most anyone even goes to Helen. Places like http://www.coolrivertubing.com/ will be sending hundreds of drunken assholes down the river in bright yellow tubes. There will be no fish to be caught on any days that they are running, so you might wanna check on that. If you have access to transportation, you can head further North to avoid that mess. There are some other rivers, streams, and lakes in the area too. There are professional guides available if you wanna do that. There's a federally protected catch and release trophy trout stream nearby too.

This site has a ton of good info:

http://blog.blueridgecabinrentals.com/2 ... -helen-ga/
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby grouperking » Thu Feb 19, 2015 4:21 pm

cvstrat wrote:Helen is a strange place - unique is one way to describe it. Anyway, luckily for you there is fishing to be done there. The Chattahoochee River runs right through the middle of the town. It's a colder river so it does hold trout pretty much year round. If you want to go off on your own I'd take a really light spinning outfit and a few small inline spinners like mepps, blue fox, panther martin, etc. 4lbs text line and some small spinners and you should be able to hook up.

Tubing is huge there. In fact it's probably the only reason most anyone even goes to Helen. Places like http://www.coolrivertubing.com/ will be sending hundreds of drunken assholes down the river in bright yellow tubes. There will be no fish to be caught on any days that they are running, so you might wanna check on that. If you have access to transportation, you can head further North to avoid that mess. There are some other rivers, streams, and lakes in the area too. There are professional guides available if you wanna do that. There's a federally protected catch and release trophy trout stream nearby too.

This site has a ton of good info:

http://blog.blueridgecabinrentals.com/2 ... -helen-ga/

What are spinners?
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby Rare » Thu Feb 19, 2015 6:29 pm

grouperking wrote:What are spinners?


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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby cvstrat » Thu Feb 19, 2015 11:50 pm

Rare wrote:
grouperking wrote:What are spinners?




I actually love that song for some reason.
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby cvstrat » Thu Feb 19, 2015 11:52 pm

grouperking wrote:
cvstrat wrote:Helen is a strange place - unique is one way to describe it. Anyway, luckily for you there is fishing to be done there. The Chattahoochee River runs right through the middle of the town. It's a colder river so it does hold trout pretty much year round. If you want to go off on your own I'd take a really light spinning outfit and a few small inline spinners like mepps, blue fox, panther martin, etc. 4lbs text line and some small spinners and you should be able to hook up.

Tubing is huge there. In fact it's probably the only reason most anyone even goes to Helen. Places like http://www.coolrivertubing.com/ will be sending hundreds of drunken assholes down the river in bright yellow tubes. There will be no fish to be caught on any days that they are running, so you might wanna check on that. If you have access to transportation, you can head further North to avoid that mess. There are some other rivers, streams, and lakes in the area too. There are professional guides available if you wanna do that. There's a federally protected catch and release trophy trout stream nearby too.

This site has a ton of good info:

http://blog.blueridgecabinrentals.com/2 ... -helen-ga/

What are spinners?



http://lmgtfy.com/?q=inline+spinners+li ... her+martin
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby HJared » Fri Feb 20, 2015 12:31 am

You gave him fishing information and taught him how to answer almost any question ever. 2 4 1
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby Kingofthesea » Fri Feb 20, 2015 11:23 am

Yeah. Any reason you were not nearly his helpful when you lived in S Fla?
Those old queen slave owners that wrote our Constitution 200 years ago were brilliant.

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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby grouperking » Fri Feb 20, 2015 4:04 pm

cvstrat wrote:
grouperking wrote:
cvstrat wrote:Helen is a strange place - unique is one way to describe it. Anyway, luckily for you there is fishing to be done there. The Chattahoochee River runs right through the middle of the town. It's a colder river so it does hold trout pretty much year round. If you want to go off on your own I'd take a really light spinning outfit and a few small inline spinners like mepps, blue fox, panther martin, etc. 4lbs text line and some small spinners and you should be able to hook up.

Tubing is huge there. In fact it's probably the only reason most anyone even goes to Helen. Places like http://www.coolrivertubing.com/ will be sending hundreds of drunken assholes down the river in bright yellow tubes. There will be no fish to be caught on any days that they are running, so you might wanna check on that. If you have access to transportation, you can head further North to avoid that mess. There are some other rivers, streams, and lakes in the area too. There are professional guides available if you wanna do that. There's a federally protected catch and release trophy trout stream nearby too.

This site has a ton of good info:

http://blog.blueridgecabinrentals.com/2 ... -helen-ga/

What are spinners?



http://lmgtfy.com/?q=inline+spinners+li ... her+martin

I really appreciate the help but id rather u just say what they were than make me look like that dumb a$$ :salut:
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby cvstrat » Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:13 am

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=inline+spinners+li ... her+martin[/quote]
I really appreciate the help but id rather u just say what they were than make me look like that dumb a$$ :salut:[/quote]


You don't look like a dumbass, nobody thinks that. Just a joke :P
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby cvstrat » Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:13 am

Kingofthesea wrote:Yeah. Any reason you were not nearly his helpful when you lived in S Fla?


Because you'd never have listened to me anyway!
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby islander727 » Sat Feb 21, 2015 4:54 pm

Unicoi state park has a stocked stream that runs through it. It's C&R during certain times of the year.

There is some access to the 'Hootch through town, as mentioned above. It's a different experience fishing a stream with shoppers walking around.

Unicoi Outfitters is located in the area. They'll be able to point you in the right direction as well.
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Re: Heading up to Georgia

Postby CassandraGonzales » Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:17 am

What about spinners?
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