Re: Buford Dam and Below

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Posted by Rob Nichols on July 03, 1997 at 11:51:26:

In Reply to: Re: Buford Dam and Below posted by Darrell on July 02, 1997 at 19:49:38:

> > > I plan to fish the Chattahoochee this Friday, July 4. A buddy and myself will put in at Buford Dam and float on down to GA 120.
> > > Any suggestions on good locations along this stretch? How about fishing conditions and lures? I realize it can get pretty crowded.
> > > We intend to use our boat to get away from most of the waders. I am relatively inexperienced
> > > on the 'Hooch and will be using a spinning rod. My buddy is more experienced.Thanks so much in advance for anyones help.

> > > Chuck Kay
> > >
> > Be sure to take some small hooks 6 or 8 and also a can of corn. As you know the trout eat any small fish or lure but remenber that the trout are stocked and are used to being fed. I have caught trout of corn every time i used it. If the water is high fish towards the banks if the water is low fish the currents. good luck. P.S. keep the beer out of site

Be careful with the corn. Especially if you pass into the artifical areas below Hwy 20 bridge. Don't throw away excess corn into the river, if a trout eats too much corn it will die. They can't digest the vegetable carbohydrates and it kills them either by diarrheas or fermentation in the stomach.

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