Flexibility. That’s what they’re calling it these days in the General Assembly. Giving someone the option to muck up and contaminate a stream or making it possible to pollute a stream to the point where it is a health hazard to fish, so long as someone else can return it to drinking water,... [ READ MORE... ]
It’s all about the water. Cold, clean fishable water provides quality fishing but it goes well beyond recreation. It also provides for healthy communities and strong economies. Protecting, reconnecting, restoring and sustaining the coldwater fisheries that flow through our communities and lives... [ READ MORE... ]
Native Southern Appalachian Brook Trout. They may be small in size but are big on color, long on legacy and downright fun to catch. Living jewels in cold mountain streams, brookies, or ‘specs’ as they are called in the Georgia mountains, are a clear indication of how well our headwater streams... [ READ MORE... ]
Save the Date - Saturday, April 14, 2014
We are gearing up for another BIG cleanup on April 12th!!! While it’s obvious to most that river cleanups improve the quality of our water, we’ve discovered that they do much more than that. Cleanups are also a great way to develop a sense of “river... [ READ MORE... ]
2014 TU Southeast Regional Meeting
March 29, 2014
Join fellow anglers and TU volunteer leaders from across the Southeast in Dillard, Georgia on March 29, 2013.
Who should attend? Anyone committed to building effective TU chapters and councils.
What will you learn? Opportunities... [ READ MORE... ]
Working on GA Council site.
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... ]