View Full Version : What\'s your favorite Georgia River?
03-19-2009, 07:23 PM
<p>A tough call to name a favorite because they are all great. But so far, I'd have to say the Ocmulgee is my favorite because of its diversity. I like the shoals on the Upper Ocmulgee (even though it has given me trouble in the past... right swampy?) I like the area around Juliette. I still need to fish the stretch below hwy 96 to Hawkinsville... maybe this year. I really like the area around Abbeville. I caught some nice fish down there last fall. </p>
03-19-2009, 08:18 PM
<p>Its hard to beat the lower Flint too but the Ocmulgee is good. I also like the Hooch and some lesser known rivers that are too small and fragile to name.</p>
<p>FF, you should try the section below 96 on the Oc, its beautiful but hard to get access. Here are some pics.</p>
<p><img src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y140/basserdrew/octweekend015.jpg" alt="Ocmulgee bass" width="640" height="480" /></p>
<p><img style="border: 3px solid black;" src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y140/basserdrew/octweekend011.jpg" alt="Ocmulgee" width="640" height="480" /><img style="border: 3px solid black;" src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y140/basserdrew/octweekend003-1.jpg" alt="Ocmulgee River Scenery" width="640" height="480" /></p>
03-19-2009, 08:22 PM
<p>Its on my to do list! <img title="Smile" src="/site/wp-content/forum-smileys/sf-smile.gif" alt="Smile" /></p>
03-19-2009, 08:36 PM
<p>How big is that Largemouth in the top picture?</p>
03-20-2009, 07:38 PM
<p>I love the Flint river like no other. From top to bottom, it's one of the most unique rivers in the country. The lower Flint is unique for a river below the fall line. Not many below the fall line rivers have shoals like the lower flint. The sheer beauty of the upper flint is breath taking. Taken as a whole the flint is a real treasure.</p>
09-21-2011, 11:46 AM
Where can you put in on 96 or below? Is there a public access ramp?
09-21-2011, 09:42 PM
I have to agree with SSF.. The Flint is the most beautiful and unspoiled river in the the state.
We are blessed to have such a true Gem in our state..
09-21-2011, 09:52 PM
My favorite would have to be the hooch because you have the option of lakes, river, shoals, etc..also grew up on that river but if I was going to give a favorite based on fishing then it's the Ocmulgee.
09-21-2011, 10:24 PM
Flint River without a doubt
09-22-2011, 08:03 AM
My favorite is the one I am fishing on at that time!
09-23-2011, 08:29 PM
Fond memories of the Ocmulgee growing up, but after fishing with Shoal Tide on the lower Flint... Definitely the FLINT!
09-23-2011, 11:37 PM
I love the flint I've only had the opportunity to fish the upper flint but I hope to change that real soon!
Jump n Fish
09-24-2011, 10:02 AM
Whichever one LowHybred fishes.
09-24-2011, 09:08 PM
09-25-2011, 09:34 PM
I'd say for the overall river bassin' experience of catching quality fish and enjoying the beauty of a river, the lower Flint River is difficult to top!
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