CELEBRATE GEORGIA'S OFFICIAL TROUT FESTIVAL IN THE TROUT CAPITAL OF GEORGIA!
Atlanta Fly Fishing School presents three, 45-minute- long sessions on the basics of fly-fishing -- from bugs and patterns, to knots and casting instruction.
ON THE HOUR
11 AM, 1 PM, 2 PM
Toccoa River Outfitters shares an intensive 45-minute long presentation on how to gear up your kayak for a trout fishing trip on the Toccoa River.
The Toccoa River forms the spine of trout fishing in Fannin County. Bowman Guide Service tells you how, when and where to take rainbows, browns throughout the lower Toccoa River.
From hiking into tiny, headwater streams filled to float-fishing on its main-stem flow, North Georgia Trout Fishing presents fishing the Toccoa River watershed and its streams flush with trout!
Mountain bikers travel for miles to ride bike trails and roads in Fannin County and the North Georgia mountains. Learn from the pros at Blue Mountain Bikes where and how to started mountain biking.
Becky Hulsey of Blue Ridge Fly Fishing School presents its womens' program. Learn how to get started in the world of fly-fishing -- where to go and how to grow your excitement, while keeping it simple on your fly-fishing journey.
12 Noon-12:45 PM
Kick off SATURDAY, APRIL 30, by enjoying the world renowned TROUT FEST then ... GET READY TO RUN!
TROUT TROT 5K takes place at 6:30 pm, as runners stretch their legs coursing through the charming downtowns of McCaysville, Georgia and sister city Copperhill, Tennessee, just a few miles north of Blue Ridge.
Covering 3.1 miles, the course crosses from Georgia into Tennessee and back into Georgia. Participants also run alongside the famous Toccoa River and across the city’s iconic steel bridge — one of only a few left from a bygone era in America.
Parking is free and plentiful! ... located right across the finish line for TROUT TROT 5K at McCaysville’s City Park.