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Fly Fish for Trout at Callaway Gardens

Looking for a Warm Spot to Fly Fish for Trout...Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia, is the Place

Oct. 31, 2011 - PRLog -- PINE MOUNTAIN, GA – Beginning in mid-November, colder weather means it’s time to welcome trout, and trout fishing, to Callaway Gardens.

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.

“Callaway Gardens is a great location for fly fishers who normally travel North to trout fish,” said Mike Wall, fishing operations manager at Callaway.  “You can stay closer to home and, more importantly, spend more time fishing.”

Winter trout fishing at Callaway also is a great option for those who usually fish for bass and bream during the warmer seasons but want something more than to do in the colder months than watch fishing on television.  Fishermen in the South will find the warmer water of the Gardens’ private lakes creates perfect conditions for enjoyable Winter fishing.

Trout fishing is available from mid-November through April by booking a guided fly-fishing trip for up to two people for $195 per half-day, or $295 per full-day and includes lunch.  A third person can be added for only $25 per half-day or $50 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 $25 per person.

Dates fill up quickly, so call the Kingfisher Outfitters Fly-Fishing Shop at Callaway Gardens today at (706) 663-5142, email fishing@callawaygardens.com or call 1-800-CALLAWAY (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 1-800-CALLAWAY (225-5292) or visit www.callawaygardens.com.

About Callaway Gardens
For almost 60 years, Callaway Gardens has provided “a place of relaxation, inspiration and a better understanding of the living world” for millions of visitors.  Owned and operated by the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, Callaway Gardens includes a garden, resort, preserve and residential community on 13,000 acres in Pine Mountain, Georgia.  Highlights include a butterfly conservatory, horticultural center, discovery center, chapel, inland beach, nature trails and special events throughout the year.

In addition, Callaway Gardens offers nearly 80,000 square feet of meeting space, 763 guest rooms, restaurants, a full-service spa, shops, golf, tennis, fishing and more.

Five unique, close-knit residential communities –with custom home sites, lakefront properties and cottages on the golf course – offer an ideal home away from home or full-time residence.

Callaway Gardens is home to a 4,610-acre forest preserve which is under conservation easement.  This conserved, sustainably-managed land is used for biological studies and environmental education programs.

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A gardens, resort, preserve and community, owned and operated by the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, offering "So Much to See and Do" while "Connecting Man and Nature in a way that Benefits Both." Located in Pine Mountain, Georgia.

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