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Altamaha River

The mighty Altamaha River is one of the most impressive waterways in the southern United States. It flows generally eastward for 137 miles toward the Atlantic Ocean from its origin at the confluence of the Oconee River and Ocmulgee River. It meets the ocean near Brunswick. No dams are directly on the Altamaha, though some are on the Oconee and the Ocmulgee. Including its tributaries, the Altamaha River's drainage basin is about 14,000 square miles in size, qualifying it among the larger river basins of the U.S. Atlantic coast.

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Altamaha River Record Largemouth Bass

The official record bass from the Altamaha has stood the test of time, but it wasn’t recognized for most that time. Discovering a bucketmouth from the past is like finding an old Boone & Crockett buck, but it’s much more difficult. An old buck’s rack can be officially measured, but and old fish had to…

Southeast Georgia Fishing Reports With Capt. Bert Deener – July 12, 2024

The heat and scattered afternoon storms have kept some folks at home, but the morning bite has been strong. Altamaha River:– Jimmy Hall and Seth Carter had a great morning…

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Southeast Georgia Fishing Reports With Capt. Bert Deener – June 14, 2024

It’s going to be an awesome week as the various rivers drop into a range where the bite fires off. Choose the right spot and it will be lights out…

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Southeast Georgia Fishing Reports With Capt. Bert Deener – May 24, 2024

Fishing has been great in the flatwaters of southeast Georgia this week. Our rivers are mostly still high, but we have a dry forecast for the next week. I hope…

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