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Bird Watching Is Not for the Birds

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Bird watching gets no respect. Those of us who can tell the difference between an indigo bunting and a bluebird conceal our unpopular habits, in the same way people hide the fact that they once owned ugly cars, like AMC Gremlins or Pontiac Azteks. There’s no shame in enjoying the variety and beauty of birds. [Attention […]

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (6-5-12)

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (6-5-12)

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service of Lake Allatoona.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail at eidson6260@comcast.net Linesides: Excellent. The bite is “super incredibly hot” right now on the north end of the lake for huge numbers of […]

Lake Allatoona Drowning Victim Identified

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Another life was lost on Lake Allatoona on Saturday, June 2, 2012. James Marquez Prater, 28, of Cedartown, GA, was known to be a good swimmer.  Mr. Prater and family members rented a boat and used it to pull an inflatable inner tube, according to authorities.  Mr. Prater was riding the tube at the time […]

Tellus: Venus Transit & A Rockin’ Weekend

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There are two ways to watch Venus pass in front of the sun in what is termed a “transit of Venus.” 1)  You can look directly at the sun and go blind. 2)  Stop by the Tellus Museum to observe this phenomenon perfectly safely. Trust me, the correct choice is #2. Venus transits are extremely rare.  […]

Buying a Lake House with a Dock?

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The most important thing you should know about buying a house with a dock on Lake Allatoona is (ready?) you should invite me for dinner. After that, things can get a bit more complicated. Do yourself a favor and verify that the property you are purchasing comes with a dock permit.  Simply call the Allatoona Project Management […]

Lodging Near Lake Allatoona

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Lake Allatoona is the perfect spot to spend a few days or the summer with friends and family. But figuring out where to stay could give Captain America heartburn. Relax, citizen!!!  Your superhero friends at LakeAllatoona.com have worked tirelessly for truth, justice (OK, that’s a lie) and where to stay when you visit Lake Allatoona (that’s […]

Off-Road Bicycling

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Several spots near Lake Allatoona have trails designed for off-road bicycling. Blankets Creek Trails can accommodate riders of all skill levels.  There are seven trails that range from 1/4 mile to more than four miles in length. The Iron Hill Trail at Red Top Mountain State Park and the Pine Mountain Trail, managed by Cartersville […]

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (5-30-12)

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (5-30-12)

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service of Lake Allatoona.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail at eidson6260@comcast.net Line side fishing: Very Good. The only thing that has changed since last week’s report is the bite — it has […]