Walleye, fall’s wonder fish in north Georgia’s lakes

Back in the winter of 1960, fisheries biologists with the old Georgia Game and Fish Department struck a quid pro quo deal with counterparts in Alabama. The result was the Georgia folks got permission to net some sauger in the Tennessee River above the dam of Guntersville Lake.

I was aboard one of the boats and I don’t remember what the Alabama folks got in the trade. I do remember it was extremely cold, but as a member of the Georgia department’s information and education division, I used a bulky Speed Graphic with flash and took a bunch of photos.

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