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Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports Today, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,708
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
I want to fish the Chauga again. How do I get...

I want to fish the Chauga again. How do I get info on whether or not it is safe to wade on any particular day, such as a gage, and what is the recommended depth for safe wading? I called the...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 02-18-18, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Great report! Nice fish!

Great report! Nice fish!
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 02-16-18, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 24,891
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Oh yes, also I wanted to say that I have had a...

Oh yes, also I wanted to say that I have had a couple of great days at Smith in the rain. In fact possibly one of my best days ever was at Smith in the rain.
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 02-16-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 24,891
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Glad you had a fun day at Smith Creek. Keep...

Glad you had a fun day at Smith Creek. Keep trying, the hook set will come. Last week I had a great day at Smith, caught a bunch, but when I started out that day I had the same problem, lots of bites...
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 02-13-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,485
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
I like your fly selection. Good luck.

I like your fly selection. Good luck.
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 02-11-18, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,865
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
See my reply to your post. Beaded squirmies and...

See my reply to your post. Beaded squirmies and eggs fished deep have worked best for me, but I have had luck with other flies as well. Fishing has been good from the dam all the way down to the foot...
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 02-11-18, 10:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,485
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Fished Smith several times over the past few...

Fished Smith several times over the past few weeks, with pretty good success most of the time. Dredging bottom with all sorts of beaded junk flies, with extra weight if necessary to get them down...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 02-11-18, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Beautiful brown!!

Beautiful brown!!
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 02-11-18, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,865
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Smith Creek is at Unicoi State Park near Helen....

Smith Creek is at Unicoi State Park near Helen. It is a relatively small creek and very pretty. Easy wading. During DH season you are required to go by the lodge and sign in. You have to pay a $5...
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 02-11-18, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,865
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Agree, shame we did not meet. Would have been...

Agree, shame we did not meet. Would have been nice to have met you.
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 02-10-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,865
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Smith Creek Rainbows Vibrant Colors

The DNR stocked some nice size and very colorful rainbows in Smith this week. Here are some pics of some of the prettiest rainbows I have caught in a while. The pics don't do them justice. Also,...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 02-08-18, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Nice video. Giving Prowler a little competition...

Nice video. Giving Prowler a little competition on videos, music and all. Nice fish.
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 02-06-18, 10:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,708
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
I should have posted this in the "Beyond Georgia"...

I should have posted this in the "Beyond Georgia" section as the Chauga is in South Carolina. Anyway, I made it to the Chauga today with a friend. We caught several fish and the river was beautiful....
Forum: North Georgia Rivers--Trout Reports 02-03-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,223
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Kevin, you are a catching machine! When I grow up...

Kevin, you are a catching machine! When I grow up I want to catch fish just like you do. You're the man! Good video.
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 01-30-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,708
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Thanks everyone. I want to give Chauga a try.

Thanks everyone. I want to give Chauga a try.
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 01-29-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,708
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Chauga River

Recently I heard that the DH section of Chauga River in South Carolina fishes good. I would like to give it a try. Anyone familiar with it? Any information anyone cares to share will be appreciated,...
Forum: North Georgia Rivers--Trout Reports 01-29-18, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,304
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Went straight to the pics and comments, did not...

Went straight to the pics and comments, did not see the name on the post, but when I read that a candy corn fly and black bead head leach were flys that worked it immediately struck me that this was...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 01-28-18, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,239
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
I like fishing Fires Creek, but I think it was...

I like fishing Fires Creek, but I think it was last stocked in early November, and will not be stocked again until early March, so I am wondering how it fishes in February. I read somewhere that...
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 01-28-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,045
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Beaded junk flies fished in deeper holes, with...

Beaded junk flies fished in deeper holes, with extra weight on the line, under a very small strike indicator, dredging the bottom, worked for me on Tuesday of last week at Smith. Caught a bunch on a...
Forum: North Georgia Rivers--Trout Reports 01-20-18, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,559
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Smith was stocked yesterday. I was there when the...

Smith was stocked yesterday. I was there when the stocking truck arrived. Bite was slow/non existent for a couple of hours after the stocking, and then it picked up a good bit.
Forum: Chattahoochee River 01-13-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
I agree, 40 degrees and over or I am not fishing....

I agree, 40 degrees and over or I am not fishing. Well, that's what I tell myself until I get the fever and just have to get out there regardless.
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 01-13-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,543
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Prowler, great video. Congrats on finishing the...

Prowler, great video. Congrats on finishing the year on a high note! 20 degrees, wow, too cold for me, but good for you guys. Congrats to Vance on breaking the curse. Maybe one of these days I can...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 12-18-17, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Congrats on a great day on the water! Great fish!

Congrats on a great day on the water! Great fish!
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 12-11-17, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,410
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Great report! It occurred to me Friday that...

Great report! It occurred to me Friday that fishing and scenery at Smith might be spectacular in the snow, and your report confirms it.
Forum: Chattahoochee River 12-10-17, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By HILLIS LANIER
Ditto, hilarious! snobody's gonna break Splatek's...

Ditto, hilarious! snobody's gonna break Splatek's style.
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