Atlanta Fly Fishing Club – Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Food and social start at 6 PM and speaker starts at 7 PM
“Southern Saltwater Fly Fishing Magazine & Brook Trout in Dixie” – Jimmy Jacobs
Jimmy will be talking about Southern Saltwater Fly Fishing Magazine and the destinations the free online e-zine covers. He’ll also cover his latest book, Brook Trout in Dixie, which explores the range, history and lore of our native Southern Appalachian brook trout.
Jimmy Jacobs has been fishing the trout waters of the southeastern states for almost 50 years. He was the editor of Georgia Sportsman magazines for a quarter century before retiring in 2014. He presently is the Georgia Editor for Don Kirk’s Southern Trout online magazine, as well as the editor for Southern Saltwater Fly Fishing Magazine.
He also authored the books TROUT FISHING IN NORTH GEORGIA, TROUT STREAMS OF SOUTHERN APPALACHIA, TAILWATER TROUT IN THE SOUTH and BROOK TROUT IN DIXIE.
Jimmy is a member of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association, Georgia Outdoor Writers Association, and Southeastern Outdoor Press Associations. In 2015 he was inducted into the Georgia Outdoor Writers Association Hunting and Fishing Hall of Fame. In 2017 he also was elected to the Fly Fishing Museum of the Southern Appalachians Hall of Fame and the Georgia State University Athletics Hall of Fame.
Upcoming Fly Fishing Talks
- February – Chattooga Fly Shop
- March – Steve Hudson, will talk about white bass
- April – Jake Darling of Unicoi Outfitters will talk about the upper Chattahoochee river in North Georgia
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