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Giant Brown Trout Sets New Georgia Record

The giant brown trout that most of us have hooked in the Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam but never landed has been caught and it’s bigger than the biggest liar among us could have imagined. The largest brown trout ever officially caught in Georgia … beating the previous record by 2-1/2 pounds … was pulled in on more »

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2014′s Fifth Drowning in Lake Allatoona

According to Mark McKinnon, spokesman for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, the year’s fifth drowning in Lake Allatoona occurred about 4 PM, on Sunday, July 27, 2014. A 26-year-old man, identified by the Bartow County coroner’s office as Ryan Tyndall, of Snellville, was swimming away from the shore near Allatoona Landing in Bartow County when he more »

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Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (7-24-14)

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service. When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Fishing is Very Good! The bite this week is the same as last week’s, change nothing. The live-bait bite is starting to fall off some because it’s more »

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Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (7-15-14)

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Fishing is Very Good!! The live-bait bite is starting to fall off some because it’s hard to keep your shad alive, but the trolling bite is more »

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Race 4 Birds Foundation Promotes Youth Birding

The Race 4 Birds Foundation – a non-profit organization formed to promote birding (birdwatching) competitions for young people nationwide — is spreading its wings.  First inspired by the Georgia Youth Birding Competition launched in 2006 by biologist Tim Keyes, this new group hopes to see birding take flight all across America. Birding competitions are based on the number more »

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Model Train Exhibit at Tellus Science Museum

All Aboard is the name of the model train exhibit at Tellus Science Museum. Tellus offers the rare opportunity for adventurers of all ages to touch stuff, learn stuff and see very cool stuff. This model train exhibit has railroad engines and cars rolling down more than 100 feet of track past scenes of an imaginary seaside more »

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Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (7-10-14)

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Line-side fishing is Good! The bite this week has been very good.  Change nothing when it comes to locations and techniques. Down-lining shad is still the more »

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Five Injured in BUI Boat Crash on Lake Allatoona

Five people were injured in a boat crash on Lake Allatoona following the fireworks at Allatoona Yacht Club on Saturday, July 5, 2014, according to Public Affairs Officer Mark McKinnon with the Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division in his final Fourth of July Weekend Boating Incident report for 2014. The last time Independence Day more »

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Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (7-2-14)

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail at: eidson6260@gmail.com. Line Sides: Great!!  The bite this week is a carbon copy of last week and maybe a little better.  The summer bite is in full swing more »

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New Boating Laws Take Effect in Georgia

As of July 1, 2014, new boating laws take effect in Georgia regarding mandatory boater education for young people. As of May 15, 2013, legislation required all boats to have personal flotation devices (PFD) for each person on board. Making young people under 13 years old wear a everyone under the age of 13 must wear a U. more »

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