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Etowah River

The Etowah River is a 164-mile-long river that begins northwest of Dahlonega, Georgia.

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Another Etowah River Record Catfish Caught, Certified And Released

On Aug. 4, 2022, Greg Mitchell and Reggie Terhune, both from Rome, decided to to hit the Etowah River and fish a few of their favorite fishing holes. Striped bass was their target fish, but Greg said their main goal was to enjoy an afternoon fishing and relive past adventures they each have had on…

Etowah Blue Catfish Record Finally Established

On May 31, I called my fishing buddy and striper mentor Perry Nichols, and we talked about a plan to fish for stripers on the Etowah River (we call it the “E”) on Friday, June 3. We planned to take Perry’s jet boat, which is larger than mine, and Perry invited his nephew-in-law Allann Moroni…

Etowah River Produces 38-Pound Record Flathead Catfish

An angler’s first fishing trip on the Etowah River produced a river record—a 38-lb., 0.8-oz. flathead catfish.  “I guess you could call it beginner’s luck for me,” said John Morgado, of Canton, “but my friend Hugh Stephens fishes the river a lot, and he said he likes taking friends out. I usually go fly fishing…

Etowah River Spotted Bass Record Set On White Bass Trip

Jackson Sibley says unashamedly that he loves his life that revolves around fish. You’d think that the 32-year-old WRD fisheries biologist would get his fill when he goes to work every day, but he can’t wait to rush home, hook up his boat and go fishing—sometimes every afternoon. “I live and breathe fish,” he said…

Rome City Limit Striped Bass

The below article and video first aired in June 1999 with striper angler Glenn Brown, GON writer Lindsay Thomas Jr. and GON-TV cameraman Eric Thornton. Join them for an amazing day of fish catching on the Coosa River more than 20 years ago. Subscribe to GON’s Youtube channel. “If a location is going to produce…

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