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Delayed Harvest Trout Streams Open November 1st

Saturday, November 1, 2014, is going to be a big day for trout anglers in Georgia because that’s when fishing reopens on five delayed harvest trout streams. The weather is going to be a bit nippy in the morning, but the fantastic scenery and the thrill of going after a trophy trout will make it a more »

100-Year-Old Alligator Snappers Found in Georgia

  I’m not exactly sure what those conservationists are doing to that alligator snapper (a.k.a. snapping turtle), but I’m sure it’s something that you and I would not want to do.  Judging by the alligator snapper’s eye, it doesn’t look too pleased either. As North America’s largest non-marine turtle, alligator snapping turtles can weigh more than 200 more »

Leaf Watch 2014 ~ The Leaf Peepers’ Guide to Fall Foliage

Several state parks in Georgia are nearing the peak of autumn’s most colorful fall foliage.  The phone app, Leaf Watch 2014, can tell you where to find the best color and how to get there. Leaf Watch 2014 is a free, simple to navigate website and smartphone app that has the best information on where you’ll find the more »

DNR Law Enforcement Reports Return!

No, Batman & Robin, Superman and other assorted superheroes have not eradicated crime and illegal stupidity in and around Lake Allatoona.  The weekly Law Enforcement Reports website has been getting tuned up … and it’s back! Our friends at the DNR Law Enforcement Division posted this note for you: Thank you for your patience over more »

Special Disabled Hunters Archery-Only Deer Hunt

On Monday and Tuesday, December 8th and 9th, 2014, a limited number of disabled hunters who are permanently confined to a wheelchair will be allowed to an archery-only deer hunt at McKinney Campground, courtesy of the US Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Allatoona. Hunting blinds will be provided throughout McKinney Campground, but are by reservation more »

Commemorative Civil War Burning of Marietta ~ 11-8-14

It’s going to be a hot time in the old town of Marietta on Saturday, November 8, 2014, when they commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, including the Burning of Marietta, with a real-life experience of General Sherman’s devastating burning of the Historic Square and the City’s triumphant rebirth. Please Note:  Sorry, these historians more »

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (10-23-14)

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 770-827-6282 to catch stripers and hybrids! Line-sides: Decent to Decent! The fishing has slowed down a little this week, but should rebound quickly as soon as our overnight temperatures stabilize. The fish more »

Robert Eidson’s Striper & Hybrid Bass Fishing Report for Lake Allatoona (10-16-14)

Robert Eidson’s Striper & Hybrid Bass Fishing Report for Lake Allatoona is brought to you by First Bite Guide Service. Contact Robert by e-mail at eidson6260@gmail.com or call 770-827-6282 to catch stripers and hybrids! Line-sides: Decent to Good!!! The fish are starting to move up on the flats and points. Our better bite has been north more »

New Presentations by the Cherokee County Historical Society

Our friends at the Cherokee County Historical Society have a couple of special presentations for us in October.  We hope you’ll be able to enjoy them both. Everyday Life: Demonstrations of 19th Century Tools and Skills for Everyday Living Canton Tourism, Inc., Around About Media, and the Joe E. Johnston Foundation have joined hands to bring more »