Southern Trout Magazine - CLOSE LOOK: NORTH CAROLINA
The Guide’s Angle
--By Chris Scalley, owner of River Through Atlanta Guide Service
Twelve years ago a gentleman named Andy Mills called me inquiring about the trout fishing on the Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam. Andy had just relocated from the West Virginian Appalachian Mountains where he had a career teaching science at a public high school. He and his wife moved to Atlanta to live closer to their kids and their grandchildren in Alpharetta, Ga.
Andy was pretty bummed out because he was an avid trout fishermen back in West Virginia and thought there was no earthly way there could be any good trout fishing in Georgia, let alone Atlanta. A fishing friend of ours was a member of Andy's new church and told him to call Scalley, noting that Scalley would tell him where to go and what flies were needed to get started. Andy now fishes at least three to five days a week on the river, and when we need a good fishing report Andy is always willing to share his wealth of information...
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