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Withlacoochee River

The Withlacoochee River is 115 miles long. It originates northwest of Nashville, Georgia. It flows south through Berrien County where it joins the New River and forms part of the boundary between Berrien and Cook counties. It then flows south into Lowndes County. At Troupville, the Little River joins the Withlacoochee River and continues to flow south and forms part of the boundary between Lowndes and Brooks counties. The river then flows into Florida for 1.34 miles before returning into Georgia for an additional 2.44 miles. It then returns to Florida, forming the northeast boundary of Madison County, Florida and the western boundary of Hamilton County, Florida and eventually merges with the Suwannee at Suwannee River State Park west of Live Oak, Fla.

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Young Angler Sets Three Withlacoochee River Benchmarks In One Day

On Friday, June 21, Colt James, of Waycross, managed to set three benchmark records on the Withlacoochee River near Valdosta. An impressive feat for any angler, at only 11 years old it made the accomplishment that much better. “I’ve been wanting to catch a river record for a few years now, and I can’t believe…

Withlacoochee River, Georgia’s December Bass Destination

Another year comes to a close this month, as the dreaded month of January looms in the not-so-distant future. North to south, east to west, if you’re in the state of Georgia, you can look at December as a “last chance” kind of month. The hype of deer season has all but faded away, and…

Withlacoochee Suwannee Bass Record Broken On Video

  On Oct. 21, Craig and Colt James, of Waycross, made a trip to the Withlacoochee River with high hopes of catching a Suwannee bass. Craig is a freelance writer with GON and regularly covers stories in the southern portion of the state. You might also recognize him from the Outdoor Blast, where he and…

Float-Trip Dreams Of The Withlacoochee River

As a kid growing up in western Maryland, one of my favorite summer events was floating the Potomac River in a canoe with my dad, camping on islands in the river, and catching smallmouth bass, red- breast sunfish, and rock bass. When I moved to south Georgia over a decade ago, I figured my days…

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