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Forum: Chattahoochee River 07-13-18, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Hopper
Drink in every moment, Dad. As a father of a 21...

Drink in every moment, Dad. As a father of a 21 year old, let me tell you what others surely have already-- They grow up too fast and you'll have a different lonely life when they're gone.
Forum: Ask the Experts 06-09-18, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Hopper
My son and I stopped at a drive thru in Cedar...

My son and I stopped at a drive thru in Cedar Point Ohio on the way to the amusement park and they were all over everything. I was so excited, I must've seemed like a dork.
Forum: Food & Cooking 05-17-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Hopper
For good ole fashioned meat and 3, I love the BBQ...

For good ole fashioned meat and 3, I love the BBQ Kitchen on Virginia Avenue. The Manchester Arms on Va ave is a legit English run pub in an old house. Up on Main St in College Park The Brake Pad...
Forum: Salt Water Reports 05-10-18, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By Hopper
Our friend has a place that we get to use in...

Our friend has a place that we get to use in Seacrest. I've had good luck in the surf with ladyfish, bonito, Spanish, Blue Runners, pompano, and a few misc other fish. If it's vacation season,...
Forum: Warm Water Reports--Freshwater 04-14-18, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,296
Posted By Hopper
White bass are in the Hooch around Franklin

I fished the bank downstream from the Hwy 34 bridge for a couple hours yesterday and caught about 10 whites/hybrids. The folks in boats were KILLING them. I heard one fellow tell another that they...
Forum: Warm Water Reports--Freshwater 04-06-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 53,158
Posted By Hopper
Counslrman, Sprewel Bluff park has tons of...

Counslrman, Sprewel Bluff park has tons of wadeable shoal water with public access.
Forum: Warm Water Reports--Freshwater 04-06-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 53,158
Posted By Hopper
Years ago we fished all the time at Flat Shoals,...

Years ago we fished all the time at Flat Shoals, but as Riverprate says the guy has posted it. We even got a warning from the ranger one time while fishing. I was down that way last year looking...
Forum: General Information 03-10-18, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By Hopper
Google them on closeout. I got a pair of...

Google them on closeout. I got a pair of Freestones a couple years ago crazy cheap from Kingfisher Fly Shop. I'm sure fly shops get next year's model in all the time and have to let the previous...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 11-17-17, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,279
Posted By Hopper
Awesome pics. I was just in Driggs for a couple...

Awesome pics. I was just in Driggs for a couple weeks myself last month. My solo fishing vacation out there is getting longer and longer each year. The Little Woman even has started spending a few...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 07-06-17, 07:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,830
Posted By Hopper
I remember when I started fishing the lower...

I remember when I started fishing the lower section Columns Drive on down, it was shortly after I got out of high school in '79. Unless we had a major rain, the river was seldom muddy and you could...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 05-04-17, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By Hopper
These people are truly the best part of our...

These people are truly the best part of our population.
RIP, Sir.
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 03-11-17, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,511
Posted By Hopper
Tons of fisherman combined with lots of catching,...

Tons of fisherman combined with lots of catching, stressing and releasing during a very warm drought summer is a perfect storm for trout mortality, unfortunately.
Forum: Swap Shop 03-03-17, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,876
Posted By Hopper
Is the Sage warranty tranferrable?

Is the Sage warranty tranferrable?
Forum: Ask the Experts 12-22-16, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,535
Posted By Hopper
Back in the good ole days of the lower Hooch(...

Back in the good ole days of the lower Hooch( late 70's-early 80s), we all used float tubes, especially in the Columns drive section. Then and now I prefer the very basic Caddis tube with no pockets...
Forum: Environmental Issues / Conservation 12-16-16, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By Hopper
The violinist definately gets quite a few...

The violinist definately gets quite a few husbands punched in the arm--trust me.....
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 12-16-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,620
Posted By Hopper
One of the best life decisions we ever made was...

One of the best life decisions we ever made was to have 15 year mortgages at both houses we've owned. We made a good chunk of money off our first one due to all the equity we had and now we own our...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 12-15-16, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,345
Posted By Hopper
Sorry, Bud. Its a bad feeling I know, having...

Sorry, Bud. Its a bad feeling I know, having had it happen to me fishing on our honeymoon up in GSMNP. Now, I take the crappy car and leave it unlocked with nothing in it when I fish.

Good luck
Forum: Chattahoochee River 11-20-16, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,699
Posted By Hopper
It's a great piece of water I feel, with the...

It's a great piece of water I feel, with the bonus of a bit more seclusion than Paces. A few years ago Sweetwater Brewing sponsored some of the stocking and they sprung for some for some really big...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 11-18-16, 07:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hopper
Speaking of dumps: Why do the people that take...

Speaking of dumps: Why do the people that take their dogs to Paces go thru the trouble of bagging up the poop and then leave it on the side of the trail? Is there some kind of dog **** fairy that...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 11-17-16, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,164
Posted By Hopper
In other news: Germany invades Poland!

In other news: Germany invades Poland!
Forum: Chattahoochee River 11-16-16, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,127
Posted By Hopper
Any luck anywhere in the DH other than Paces?

Has anyone hit Cochran Shoals, Diving Rock, Columns Drive or any other DH sections and had any success? Obviously Paces Mill is loaded with fish, but I'd like to catch some with a little more...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 11-16-16, 04:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hopper
It's funny you posted this! Last Friday after...

It's funny you posted this! Last Friday after not hitting the river in a couple years, I hit Paces and almost came home and posted the same thing. The river was full of paying fisherman and people...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 11-12-16, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,294
Posted By Hopper
Ok, thx for the confirmation. When you hit a...

Ok, thx for the confirmation. When you hit a certain age, you sometimes doubt what you see.
Forum: Chattahoochee River 11-12-16, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,488
Posted By Hopper
I couldn't beleive all the people I saw as I...

I couldn't beleive all the people I saw as I drove across the Northside Drive bridge. I walked downstream and got in below Northside drive and fished up and had a great day. Sorry about the...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 11-12-16, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,294
Posted By Hopper
Tiger trout looking catch at Paces

Anyone else catch some interesting looking browns at Paces Mill that almost have a tiger trout look to them? I've caught some tigers out west in some of the Uinta lakes, so I was kinda surprised...
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