Adopt-the-Hooch

Georgia's Adopt-A-Stream Program

Since 2011, we have participated in the Georgia Environmental Division's (EPD) Adopt-A-Stream program through Adopt-the-Hooch. As part of this effort, we monitor tributaries to the Chattahoochee River testing for chemical and bacterial water quality.

Learn more about the Georgia Adopt-A-Stream Program by clicking on this link http://www.georgiaadoptastream.org/

In 2013, our Adopt-the-Hooch program was acknowledged by the Georgia EPD with its annual Partnership Award.

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President’s Message — April 2018

Truer words were never spoken. And, these happen to come from a trout!   We’re well underway now with our chapter’s launch of a new clean water initiative designed to encourage all fisherman to assist […]

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President’s Message — March 2018

“Anticipation” This one simple word sums up my thinking as I look over at my wall calendar and notice the First Day of Spring—March 20. It means something big has happened! Once upon a time […]

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President’s Message – January 2018

How many of you can recite our chapter’s mission statement? I’ll give you a hint (or two)…it’s short and it’s all about conservation.   Our mission is to Conserve, Protect, and Restore Georgia’s cold water fisheries and […]

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President’s Message – December 2017

Can you believe we’re about to close out another year? What happened to 2017? Whatever happened…it was a fantastic year for the Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Here’s a quick re-cap.   We started […]

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President’s Message – October 2017

Autumn on the River Fundraiser To every one of our 900+ chapter members, It was a rousing, enthusiastic, all out “success.” And, I want to thank all of the 90+ UCCTU chapter members and guests […]

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Summer Trip to the SOHO 2017

Andrew catches another big one! The South Fork of the Holston River or SOHO as it is affectionately known by anglers is a tailwater of the South Holston Dam just east of the Tri-Cities area […]

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Chattahoochee Links

A group of us met up at Jones Bridge this morning anticipating a couple of hours of fishing. We apparently anticipated that someone else would have checked the conditions on the river as well since […]

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Helping Restore a Native Trout Stream

On July 25, 55 volunteers representing 5 different area Trout Unlimited chapters made their way to Martin Branch, a tributary stream to the Chattahoochee River, for the final TU stream restoration project of 2015. Located […]

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UCCTU Supports Women Fly Fishers

The July 28th monthly meeting of the Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited (UCCTU) focused on Women in Fly Fishing. During the meeting, chapter President Jim Harvey presented a $1,000 donation check to Casting for Recovery. […]

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Stream Restoration Project

On Saturday, June 20 UCCTU members will be helping the U.S. Forest Service with a restoration project on Jones Creek in North Georgia.  Volunteers will provide labor while the forestry pro’s provide tools, equipment, and […]

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