Lake Blue Ridge
Fish a mountain lake right, and
you'll discover an addictive angle on bass fishing. Clear water, light lines,
unexpected fish behavior and unusual water character combine for magic moments.
While the spectacular scenery of the Blue Ridge Mountains drapes the horizon, a
leaping smallmouth bass showers the lake's surface. Feisty spotted bass bore deep
into the depths. Largemouths rattle a laydown.
Blue Ridge ... Georgia's scenic gem, Lake
Ridge's bass fishery is dominated by smallmouth bass.
Catch 10 bass
here and eight are sure to be smallies on this run-of-the-river
impoundment that stands on the city limits
of Blue Ridge, Georgia. Rocky
cover, laydowns and boat
docks abound where largemouths, smallmouths and
spotted bass forage in water deep and shallow,
depending on the season. Individual fish average about
2 pounds in
but hang onto your rod!
Your next hook-up could be
Hey! Wanna throw a
fly at Blue Ridge's
... Nestled in a
valley rimmed with high mountain peaks that spread across the
Georgia-North Carolina border, the finger coves and long gravel points
of Lake Chatuge offer challenging sites for hooking into the feisty
spotted bass. Largemouths and smallmouths have their place here, where
this TVA lake wraps itself around the community of Hiawassee, Georgia,
but it's the spotted bass -- and lots of them! -- that's king of the
Nantahala ... Arguably, the most beautiful
lake of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lake Nantahala sits off the beaten
path of many bass fishermen. But the bassin' gang in the southern
Appalachians know the 2700-acre reservoir that feeds one of the region's
finest trout fisheries carries a good reputation for it's smallmouth
bass fishing. Deep, rocky, full of forage and clear as an aquarium, Lake
Nantahala is an ideal environment for growing smallmouth bass (and
walleyes, too!) that surprise anglers in both size and strength. Top
baits include deep-diving crankbaits and a variety of jigs. Always be on
the ready when pulling your favorite bass lure through the depths of
Lake Nantahala. It's not unusual for their heavyweight cousins -- the
largemouths in the lake -- to swipe your favorite lure away from the
maws of a feisty smallmouth.
All trips include
transportation to and from locally strategic pick-up points,
properly scaled tackle (if needed), a selection of seasonally chosen dry
and nymphs, soft drinks and bottled water and a selection of photos for
memories. Full-day trips also include a deli-styled lunch.
For trip reservations
and information, contact ...
Reel Angling Adventures
PO Box 12
Suches, Georgia 30572
Phone ... 866-899-5259
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