Soque River Records


Soque River

Georgia's Soque River has gained fame in trout fishing circles for producing trophy rainbow and brown trout. Almost all of the river is private, although access through commercial fishing lodges is available. Small stretches are public within the Chattahoochee National Forest. A portion of the river is also within the Tray Mountain Wilderness. The Soque River and its watershed are located entirely within the county boundaries of Habersham County in northeast Georgia. The Soque is a tributary of the Chattahoochee River. Portions of the river run along State Route 197.

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North Georgia Trout Articles

Summerville Fish Hatchery Floods, Some Trout Escape

The Summerville Fish Hatchery in Chattooga County barely escaped disaster on Labor Day Weekend when it was hit with monsoon-like rains. The hatchery was hit with 14 inches of rain in less than eight hours, which caused its trout raceways and production ponds to overflow. That flooding allowed some trout to escape into the floodwaters.…

New Lake Burton Trout Record Just A Bit Bittersweet

Tom Fox realized a decades-old dream when he broke the Lake Burton record for brown trout recently, but he says the prize was a little bittersweet. GON has confirmed Tom’s 12-lb., 4-oz. brown trout as the largest-ever recorded from Lake Burton. Mixed in with Tom’s joy was a little heartfelt sadness for a young kid.…

Crazy Stories From The Trout Stream

I love to trout fish, and I go a lot. My fishing buddy Jerry Taylor and I hit the trout waters at least two or three times a week from when I limit out on turkeys to when bow season begins. Some jaw-dropping, frightful and “I can not believe that just happened” incidents have occurred…

Trout Unlimited Cohutta Chapter Sponsors Veterans Fly Fishing Class

By Rob Hilkin The Trout Unlimited Cohutta Chapter recently completed its third Veterans Fly Fishing Class. The four sessions were held at the Boys and Girls Club in Canton. The class opened with a wounded warrior from Iraq sharing his experiences. He was seriously wounded in Iraq and nearly died. While he was recovering in…

Bounce Bottom For North Georgia Trout

“It’s always great on top …” in oh, so many ways!  That long-time saying applies equally to business, song charts and being on top of the world and even fishing. When a fish strikes a lure on the surface of the water, it’s one of the most exciting—and anticipated—moments in an angler’s day of fishing. …

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