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Forum: Events & Happenings 02-04-18, 12:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,043
Posted By Swimmer
I was there on Friday with all of the other...

I was there on Friday with all of the other retired guys. Sorry that I missed you.

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Forum: Events & Happenings 02-02-18, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By Swimmer
It looked even better "live" and it was nice to...

It looked even better "live" and it was nice to put faces with names. AND I finally got my NGTO hat. (Neal)

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Forum: Chattahoochee River 01-31-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,686
Posted By Swimmer
Great read, Steve. My days of actually running,...

Great read, Steve. My days of actually running, or even hiking very far are sadly behind me. But that doesn't stop me from living vicariously through some great NGTO posts.

I AM still able to...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 01-29-18, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,021
Posted By Swimmer
On the really little stuff, I tie a length of...

On the really little stuff, I tie a length of tippet on the fly at home and then just double surgeon's knot the thing onto the leader at the river. And... you're not old. You're younger than my...
Forum: North Georgia Rivers--Trout Reports 01-16-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By Swimmer
The Goodwill Guides received a "Cease and Desist"...

The Goodwill Guides received a "Cease and Desist" letter from the Goodwill Organization. Bunch of ant-vets! They are now part of the "Operation Rivers to Recovery" organization. They are planning...
Forum: North Georgia Rivers--Trout Reports 01-12-18, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By Swimmer
No. The guides have left Frog Hollow. Sent...

No. The guides have left Frog Hollow.

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Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 01-12-18, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Swimmer
Caught three 'bows at Steele Bridge yesterday in...

Caught three 'bows at Steele Bridge yesterday in 45mins. But normally would have caught more in this section. I agree that the population is sparse .

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Forum: Off-topic Discussion 12-29-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 720
Posted By Swimmer
Gold Rush TU Meeting - Jan. 16th

With the holiday season coming to a big bang on New Year's Eve, I wanted to
remind you that our January Chapter meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, JANUARY
16TH at the Ivie Lodge in Camp Glisson. ...
Forum: North Georgia Rivers--Trout Reports 12-15-17, 06:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,723
Posted By Swimmer
It's private... and above the DH section. ...

It's private... and above the DH section.

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Forum: Trout Unlimited 12-03-17, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,840
Posted By Swimmer
Trout Unlimited Needs Your Help

Camp Glisson in Dahlonega has been very good to our Gold Rush Chapter over the
years. They have allowed us to use their facilities for our meetings at no cost
to the Chapter. Now, it is time...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 11-30-17, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,705
Posted By Swimmer
Nantahala DH

Hit the Nanty DH yesterday. Started off like a steelhead trip with runny nose and numb fingers. The state has just resurfaced the road, and even the pull offs for us fly fishers. Not many...
Forum: General Information 11-10-17, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By Swimmer
There were some brook trout stocked in the...

There were some brook trout stocked in the Amicalola last week.


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Forum: General Information 11-04-17, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,648
Posted By Swimmer
Don't know what to say. Our chapter personally...

Don't know what to say. Our chapter personally stocked 800 'bows and bookies at 53 bridge and 900 at Steele bridge on Wednesday. I guess they just weren't ready to eat yet. They're there.

Sent...
Forum: General Information 11-03-17, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,648
Posted By Swimmer
We stocked the Ami on Wednesday. (800) rainbows...

We stocked the Ami on Wednesday. (800) rainbows and brookies at Highway 53 bridge and (900) fish at Steele Bridge. Please keep an eye out for poachers or folks who don't know any better and call...
Forum: Salt Water Reports 10-15-17, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 34,444
Posted By Swimmer
Just returned from a red Fishing trip to Chauvin,...

Just returned from a red Fishing trip to Chauvin, LA. Guide tied a leader of 6 feet of 30lb mono to 3 feet of 20lb mono. That was it. He also said that if you use spoon flies, you need to tie a...
Forum: General Information 10-09-17, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By Swimmer
Poor to average day = $50 Great day = $100 ...

Poor to average day = $50
Great day = $100
Outstanding day = $150 (like a PB)
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 10-06-17, 08:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,765
Posted By Swimmer
Water is down about a foot from "normal" levels...

Water is down about a foot from "normal" levels (whatever that is), and very clear. You can see the fish...and they can see you. Keep changing your flies if you're not getting bit, and when the...
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 10-05-17, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,765
Posted By Swimmer
A few of us went to Dukes yesterday for their...

A few of us went to Dukes yesterday for their fall opening. The fish were rested after the summer off, and they eagerly went after almost everything we offered in section 1. All five of us caught...
Forum: Fern Valley 09-20-17, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,427
Posted By Swimmer
I have GOT to get up there!

I have GOT to get up there!
Forum: General Information 09-12-17, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Swimmer
I would like to thank all of you that were able...

I would like to thank all of you that were able to stop by our booth during Trail Fest. It was great putting faces together with names.

The Gold Rush Chapter of Trout Unlimited was able to sign...
Forum: General Information 09-06-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Swimmer
TRAIL FEST IN DAHLONEGA

The Gold Rush Chapter of Trout Unlimited will have a booth during Trail Fest this weekend (September 9th & 10th) in Dahlonega. Joining us in our booth will be the renowned author Duncan Dobie, who...
Forum: Fishing Tips and Techniques 09-06-17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,115
Posted By Swimmer
As some of you might remember, I was flushed down...

As some of you might remember, I was flushed down the Amicalola about 1/2 mile a little over a year ago. The good news is that I remembered to orient myself feet first and on my back so that my head...
Forum: Warm Water Reports--Freshwater 08-27-17, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By Swimmer
CARP!

Nice North American bonefish on a fly rod!https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170827/34199c29b3dcc29dd1f448823bf2fc17.jpg

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Forum: Chattahoochee River 08-24-17, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Swimmer
Fishing the Henry's Fork feeder stream a couple...

Fishing the Henry's Fork feeder stream a couple of years ago with a buddy and suddenly he said "do not move"... I slowly turned around there was a cow moose less then 30 feet away eyeballing me. I...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 08-18-17, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Swimmer
Great photos T. How are you mounting your GoPro?...

Great photos T. How are you mounting your GoPro? On your wrist?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to use a GoPro on an upcoming trip. I've got the baseball cap mount from Amazon, but it's...
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