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    Best Place to Fish

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    Creative Loafing has been presenting Atlanta's Best People, Places and Events since 1972. These are some of the past winners for this category:

    Best Place to Fish BOA Award Winner

    Year » 2019
    Type of Award » Cityscape
    Picked By » Readers
    Chattahoochee Nature Center (Featured)

    Best Place to Fish BOA Award Winner

    Year » 2019
    Type of Award » Cityscape
    Picked By » Critics
    Your DeKalb Farmers Market (Featured)

    Best Place to Fish BOA Award Winner

    Year » 2000
    Type of Award » Consumer Culture
    Picked By » Readers
    Lake Lanier
    Well, slap the dog and spit on the fire. When Atlantans want to get outta town and hang out their "Gon' fishin'" shingle, they head to Lake Lanier, which has 500 miles of shoreline and public boat ramps. Plus there are plenty o' fishies swimmin' 'round in there. Peak fishing times are March through June,more...
    Well, slap the dog and spit on the fire. When Atlantans want to get outta town and hang out their "Gon' fishin'" shingle, they head to Lake Lanier, which has 500 miles of shoreline and public boat ramps. Plus there are plenty o' fishies swimmin' 'round in there. Peak fishing times are March through June, though that doesn't guarantee you any more tugs on your line than if you go in the winter. less...

    Best Place to Fish BOA Award Winner

    Year » 2000
    Type of Award » Consumer Culture
    Picked By » Critics
    Capital City Country Club
    Getting to the best fishin' hole in a land-locked town would take a bit of hard work ... and rule-breaking for non-members. Across the street from the Brookhaven MARTA station is Capital City's four-acre pond, which is stocked with aquatic edibles year-round (bass in the summer, trout in the winter).more...
    Getting to the best fishin' hole in a land-locked town would take a bit of hard work ... and rule-breaking for non-members. Across the street from the Brookhaven MARTA station is Capital City's four-acre pond, which is stocked with aquatic edibles year-round (bass in the summer, trout in the winter). Alas, the club is private, so non-members would have to go on Mondays when the golf course is closed. And if a security guard busts you, don't worry — they've been known to give angling tips to trespassers. less...

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