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Old 12-22-17, 08:28 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Philhutch80 View Post
"This trout fishery began when a handful of anglers first stocked trout in the Chattahoochee River in 1962. By the cover of night they dumped 12,500 rainbow trout purchased from a farm in North Carolina. DNR later began stocking the river with both brown and rainbow trout."

Blew my mind reading that!!! We owe some thanks to those fishermen!!!
Pretty sure this was the Izaak Walton League from what I understand. They used to have a chapter in Atlanta but I don't see any presence in the area on their web site now.
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