Conasauga River Fly Fishing

The 2nd most popular fly fishing river in Georgia.

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East of Eton and Crandall, the Conasauga River has an abundance of brown trout, brook trout and wild rainbow trout. The 15 mile stretch through the Cohutta Wilderness Area is considered one of the top trout streams in the US. However, it is very challenging to get to this section and to fish along it. The good news is you should have the river to yourself if you make it. For the most part, the trout will be around 10 inches long, but 20 inch rainbows and 5 pound browns have been snagged.

Overall, Conasauga River is the 2nd most popular fly fishing river of all 12 fly fishing spots in Georgia.


Local Contact(s):  Chattahoochee National Forest (404) 536-0541; Georgia Tourism (706) 737-1446.

Recommended Book:  "Trout Fishing In North Georgia" from Jimmy Jacobs

Base Camp:  NFS Lake Conasauga CG

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Conasauga River Fly Fishing Review

GPS:  34.861391, -84.650195

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  8/11/2016

ID:  19929

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