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Soque River Fly Fishing: Where Big Trouts Are Within Casting Distance

Posted by Hunter Burnette on Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Image Courtesy of the US Forest Service

Have you heard about the Soque River in north Georgia, near Helen?  If not then do you know Ted Turner? The Soque River is the location of many avid fly-fishermen, including Ted Turner, and a visit to this pristine trout stream is totally worth a trip to north Georgia

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Toccoa River Fly Fishing: Best Locations & Flies For Landing Trout

Posted by Hunter Burnette on Tue, Dec 05, 2017

Have you imagined yourself fly fishing one of the top rivers in north Georgia?  

There are many highly skilled anglers and other important local sources that say the Toccoa River near Helen Georgia is one of the best places to catch trophy brown trout in the State of Georgia.  

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Dukes Creek Fly Fishing: Insights For a Successful Fishing

Posted by Hunter Burnette on Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Image courtesy of Friends of Smithgall Woods

The setting of this beautiful stream is nestled in the hardwoods as it meanders its way threw the mountainous landscape. It's proximity to Helen Georgia provides ample opportunity for traditional lodging, but at the same time you get the experience of fly fishing in a wilderness setting.

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Stand Up Paddle Board Fishing: Have You Tried This Approach?

Posted by Hunter Burnette on Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Photo by Michael Henry on Unsplash

The new and unique sport of Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) Fly-fishing is happening at rivers, lakes, and oceans across the country. 

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Helen GA Fly Fishing Tips: Successful Flies For North Georgia Waters

Posted by Hunter Burnette on Fri, Aug 04, 2017

Photo by Carl Heyerdahl on Unsplash

There are numerous Fly Fishing locations and opportunities in close proximity to Helen Georgia. The nearby Chattahoochee river and its tributaries are full of native rainbow, brown, and brook trout.  Below we share important keys to successful fishing, or shall we say catching? Let's get started.

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Outdoor Memories: Fishing & Turkey Hunting In North Georgia

Posted by Hunter Burnette on Tue, Mar 26, 2013

The mountains around Helen, GA are a very special part of the world, and they offer tremendous opportunities to hike many beautiful places in the Spring and Fall. 

I've traveled to countries like New Zealand, Spain, and parts of Central America, but I still keep coming back to the Appalachians and the Chattahoochee River to hike and explore.

North Georgia area is home to me. It's where my Dad would take me to learn how to fly fish for trout and how to call in wild turkeys. We spent numerous days hiking up streams and over mountains in North Georgia.

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Tips & Advice For Hunting Turkey Around Helen, Georgia

Posted by Hunter Burnette on Sat, Mar 23, 2013

This blog post is part of “DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO BOOKING A TRIP TO HELEN, GEORGIA” blog series.

There is not a more beautiful time in the Georgia mountains than in the Spring. With rhododendrons blooming and wildlife on the move, it is a rebirth of nature in many ways. Particularly in Helen GA, the sound of a wild turkey gobble can be heard resounding deep within the mountain draws.

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