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Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (6-20-12)

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (6-20-12)

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, call Robert at 770-827-6282. His e-mail is eidson6260@comcast.net. Line-side fishing is great. The bite this week has been awesome aboard all three of our boats.  All the major creeks are […]

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.  […]

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 […]

Boating Under the Influence

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The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia State Patrol and TEAM Georgia will combine their efforts this Memorial Day weekend to keep Georgians safe. Last year, the GA State Patrol investigated 312 accidents over the Memorial Day Holiday weekend.   There were 13 fatalities; alcohol was a factor in six of them.  In cars and trucks, eight […]

World’s Largest Water Slide in Acworth?

Acworth Water Slide at Dallas Landing Park

OK, I am not going to lie to you.  I don’t have a clue if the gigantic water slide at Acworth’s Dallas Landing Park is the biggest one in the world. For all I know, the Grand Poobah of Rackafrackastan has a bigger one in his dining room.  Our kids don’t have to know that.  […]