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Find the Meaning of Memorial Day at Andersonville National Cemetery

Memorial Day — what used to be known as Decoration Day — is little more than a day off from work to grab a few beers and grill burgers with friends and family to celebrate the opening day of the season of summer. Sad. According to the website US Memorial Day, the lost essence of this national more »

Catch Fish & Good Times: National Fishing Week on Lake Allatoona

During National Fishing Week — June 6-14 — everyone is guaranteed to catch a fish if you take a youngster (or an oldster) along with you on Lake Allatoona! Please Note:  Some restrictions apply.  Thank you. Reconnect with your family after the long cold winter by fishing the lakes, rivers and ponds found in Georgia, but especially on more »

Safe Boating Week on Lake Allatoona

Safe Boating Week — May 16–22, 2015 — was officially declared by Georgia’s Governor Nathan Deal, in conjunction with National Safe Boating Week. Georgia DNR Law Enforcement Rangers, along with other state and local agencies, will buckle on their life jackets, get out on the water and work all summer to keep the public safe. Rangers always wear more »

Enroll Now for Camp Acworth

Parents want their children to be safe.  All the time. Everywhere.  When they think about sending their kids off to camp, it’s easy for them to worry about whether their little darlings will be in a safe environment.  The folks at Camp Acworth understand. Camp Acworth is a popular summer day camp that provides a safe and active more »

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (5-7-15)

This Lake Allatoona Fishing Report is brought to you by Robert Eidson and First Bite Guide Service.  Contact Robert by e-mail at eidson6260@gmail.com  or call him at 770-827-6282 to catch stripers and hybrids! Line-sides- Very Good!!! The spawn run is almost over.  Most of the fish are back on the main lake and are starting to set more »

Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival’s Lord of the Wings

For a few bucks you can taste your way through some of the best BBQ in Georgia (and beyond) at the Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival to be held Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Cauble Park.  Friday is special.  There will be an outdoor movie and (ready?) the Lord of the Wings competition. more »

Georgia’s Trout Season Never Ends

As usual, trout season opened in March.  The difference this year is trout season never ends! Beginning April 21, 2015, state trout streams will remain open all year long, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “The Board of Natural Resources recently approved the lifting of seasonal restrictions on approximately 1,600 more »

Perfect Weather for the 39th Annual May-retta Daze Arts & Crafts Festival

For the first time in almost forever, the weather this weekend is going to be perfect for the 39th Annual May-retta Daze Arts and Crafts Festival held in Glover Park in the Historic Marietta Square on May 2-3, 2015. The May-retta Parks and Recreation Department will not allow any rain on their efforts this year. May-retta Daze is more »

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report by First Bite Guide Service

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Report is brought to you by First Bite Guide Service.  Contact Robert by e-mail at eidson6260@gmail.com  or call him at 770-827-6282 to catch stripers and hybrids! Lines-sides fishing is Good, despite the rising water from the recent rains. The lake is stained on both ends.  Debris is a real concern more »

Robert Eidson’s First Bite Lake Allatoona Fishing Report

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Report is brought to you by First Bite Guide Service.  Contact Robert by e-mail at eidson6260@gmail.com  or call him at 770-827-6282 to catch stripers and hybrids! Spring has arrived and the bite is starting to get good! The rivers are really starting to show signs of life. The white bass more »