You know the day destroys the nightNight divides the dayTried to runTried to hideBreak on through to the other sideBreak on through to the other sideBreak on through to the other side, yeahWe chased our pleasures hereDug our treasures thereBut can you still recallThe time we criedBreak on through... [ READ MORE... ]
Tight lines. That’s what Speaker David Ralston (R) 7th – Blue Ridge seeks to provide with his ethics bill – HB 142. The bill would require members of organizations, like Trout Unlimited, actively representing its mission for more than five days per year to register as lobbyists. The current... [ READ MORE... ]
GA EPD would be on a short leash if HB 255 is enacted. Rep. Tom Kirby (R) 114th-Loganville has suggested that no GA EPD rules should be put into effect until after being approved by the General Assembly. The current process is that the General Assembly sets policy by passing the laws and the... [ READ MORE... ]
Some Georgia lawmakers want to offer free fishing on birthdays to everyone and free Sportsman’s Licenses to veterans.
Week 3, Legislative Day 9. The pace of new bills and resolutions increased this week. There are now 179 House Bills, increased from 111 last week, and 159 House Resolutions, up... [ READ MORE... ]
Help to ensure that your children and grandchildren inherit the wild places that you enjoy. Arm yourself with the facts. Join with fellow sportsmen and women to make a difference, partner on local, regional and national issues affecting cold, clean, fishable water and your right to fish and hunt.
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The good news is that the hatcheries are not on the chopping block this year and cutbacks are not as deep as in recent years.
Money dominated the Georgia General Assembly’s schedule in the form of budget negotiations. Everyone has their heads buried in the budget. Remember that this week is early... [ READ MORE... ]
Bravo Zulu GA DNR Wildlife Resources Division Fisheries! (BZ is a succinct compliment, often used by the Marines and Navy, meaning Well Done.) According to Gov. Deal’s new budget proposal, the number of dollars generated for Georgia’s economy per dollar of state funds spent on fisheries management... [ READ MORE... ]
Save the Date - Registration Opens on Valentine's Day, February 14th - Show Your Love for the River! Details at www.sweepthehooch.org.
We are gearing up for another BIG cleanup on April 13th!!! While it’s obvious to most that river cleanups improve the quality of our water, we’ve discovered that... [ READ MORE... ]
This past Thursday, sportsmen of all stripes – anglers, hunters, fresh and salt water, deer, duck and upland descended on the Georgia Capital for Sportsman’s Day. The message was outdoor recreation is big business and we vote! Participating groups emphasized the importance of wildlife and sport... [ READ MORE... ]
AD∙VO∙CATE n. (AD•vuh•kit) one who defends or supports a person or cause: an advocate for protection of coldwater resources.
The Georgia General Assembly will convene at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 14, 2013. Keep posted with Peach State Trout about issues and events that affect Georgia's trout ... [ READ MORE... ]