Fly Fish for Trout this Winter at Callaway Gardens … Where it is Warmer

9/25/2015 – Colder weather means it’s time to welcome trout, and trout fishing, to Callaway Gardens.

In mid-November, select lakes again will be stocked with trout ranging from 14 inches to trophy size of more than 24 inches, with some smaller ones included for variety.

“We want people to realize that they can stay closer to home and spend more time fishing for trout, which put up a great fight,” said Doug Stinnette, fishing operations manager at Callaway.

Winter trout fishing at Callaway Gardens is a great option for those who usually fly fish for bass and bream during the warmer seasons but want something more challenging to do in the colder months. Fishermen in the South will find the waters of the Gardens’ 12 private lakes create perfect conditions for enjoyable Winter fishing.

Trout fishing is available from late-November through March by booking a guided fly-fishing trip for up to two people for $200 per half-day or $300 per full-day, including lunch.  A third person can be added for only $100 per half-day or $150 per full-day. These rates include use of premium equipment.  Novices and experts alike are welcome.  For beginning anglers, fly casting instruction can be added to a trout fishing excursion for $30 per person.

Dates fill up quickly, so call the Kingfisher Outfitters Fly-Fishing Shop at Callaway Gardens today at 1.706.663.5142, email fishing@callawaygardens.com or call 1.800.225.5292, ext. 5142.

Kingfisher Outfitters also provides a slate of two-day fly-fishing schools for those who want to learn the sport, or who would like to provide it to another as a gift.

Callaway Gardens®, is in Pine Mountain, Ga., 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus.  For additional information, call 1.855.421.4199 or visit www.callawaygardens.com.

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