BLUE RIDGE TROUT FESTIVAL & OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

The Official Trout Festival of Georgia!

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Friday Evening, April 28

Special Event!

Join us for our fundraising dinner

High
Country
 Boil!
High Country Boil at Mercier Orchards, Blue Ridge, GA

Dinner hosted by
Mercier Orchards

Blue Ridge, Georgia
 

Live Entertainment!

Locally Crafted Hard Cider, Wine

Silent Auction

5:30 to 9 pm

Pre-Sale Tickets Only − Click Here!

 

Saturday, April 29

Discover, Shop, Eat, Beer Garden!

Breakout Marketplace!

Blue Ridge Trout Festival & Outdoor Adventures, Blue Ridge, GA

10 am to 7 pm
Downtown City Park
Blue Ridge, Georgia

Fishing Guides l Outfitters
Fishing Seminars
Beer Garden l
Live Music
Food Trucks


ACTIVITIES
& PROGRAMS

Fly fishing in the Southern Appalachian Mountains

ACTIVITIES & PROGRAMS SCHEDULE

Blue Ridge Trout Festival & Outdoor Adventures

10 am to 7 pm, Downtown City Park, Blue Ridge, Georgia

 

Instruction Tent & Casting Pond
Atlanta Fly Fishing School
Free programs open to the public -- 11 am to 4 pm 
Guides' Programs Tent & Casting Pond
Local experts, trout fishing tips & insights
Free programs open to the public -- 11 am to 4 pm
Time  Program  Presentor  Time  Program  Presentor 
10:30  Fly Fishing Equipment:
Do I Need All This Stuff? 
Mack Martin  11:00 Trophy Trout Fishing in Fannin County David Hulsey 
Noontootla Creek Farm
11:00  Knots: What You Need to Know
About Fishing Knots 
Mack Martin  12 noon Fishing/Floating the Toccoa Tailwater Jeff Turner 
Blue Ridge Fly Fishing
12 noon Entomology: Know Your Bugs
to be a Successful Fly Angler
Bob Foster 1:00 Trout Fishing
the Upper Toccoa Watershed
Bob Borgwat
Reel Angling Adventures
12:30 Reading the Water:
Where are the Trout?
Ed Chamberlain 1:00  Trout Cooking Demo
with Chef Derek Dollar of Milton's
Georgia Grown
Booth
1:00 Fly Lines & Leaders: Understanding Fly Lines & New Concepts Mack Martin 2 :00 Spinning Tackle Strategies for Trout Ken Sturdivant
Southern Fishing
1:30 Spey Casting Equipment:
What You Need to Know
Eric Cook 2:30 Fly Casting to Catch Fish David Hulsey
Noontootla Creek Farm
2:00 Spey Casting: What Do Basic Spey Casts Look Like Eric Cook 3:00 Catch More Trout: Nymphing Strategies Steve Hudson
Author
2:30 Basic Casting Problems:
Eliminate Troubles on the Stream
Tom Ruepeling 3:00  Trout Cooking Demo
with Chef Derek Dollar of Milton's
Georgia Grown
Booth
3:00 Fly Casting vs. Spey Casting:
Switch and Roll Casts
Eric Cook All Day Fly Tying Demonstrations
(at the BRMTU tent)
Blue Ridge Mountain Trout Unlimited
3:15 Questions:
Spey or Single-Handed Casting?
Eric Cook   LIVE MUSIC!  
      4-5 pm Wyatt Espalin Click here
to learn more!
      5:30 to 7 pm Hunter Morris (of Blue Blood) Click here
to learn more!
           
 
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Mercier Orchards -- Blue Ridge, Georgia

Southern Fishing -- Cumming, Georgia

Atlanta Fly Fishing School -- Atlanta, Georgia

The Angler Magazine -- Georgia

Noontootla Creek Farm -- Blue ridge, Georgia

Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association -- Blue Ridge, Georgia

Smoking Loon -- Be Your Own Loon

Ellijay Telephone Company -- Ellijay, Georgia

Douglas Inn & Suites -- Blue Ridge, Georgia