Happy Holidays from River Through Atlanta!


Happy Holidays! Fishing Report/Gifts We have been enjoying this exceptional weather during our Fall-brown-trout-blitz-bite with many specimen fish to the net on streamers and nymphs. Blue-winged-olive mayflies have been hatching steady bringing pods of fish to the surface for dry fly which we will enjoy all winter long. Lake Sidney Lanier has been in thermal […]

Champion of the River!


It was a wet, cold miserable November morning when Guide John McCloskey of Ackworth  Ga released a 34&7/8″length and 22″ girth monster brown trout back into the Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam. He did not have a scale to weigh the fish just a measuring tape and camera. John makes his living guiding clients for […]

You still have a chance to buy tickets


Down The Hatch Fly Fishing Film Festival Thursday night at Centerstage in Atlanta Free $25 Orvis gift card with ticket purchase! Tickets are only $25 so it’s one heck of a deal! Purchase tickets here: http://bit.ly/1hOpexP This is going to be an amazing event thanks to our friends at Orvis Atlanta The best fly fishing […]

The Guides Angle


Fall/winter “turn-over” Here in the South our large impoundments stratify once a year caused by two distinct thermal layers created by our mild winter and summer seasons. In more northern latitudes harsh winters cause most lake surfaces  to freeze causing “turn-over” twice annually. It’s all about the density and quantity of this water storage which […]