A celebration of trout fishing, and the magic of outdoor living and recreation centers upon North Georgia when the Blue Ridge Trout Festival and Outdoors Adventures opens April 29-30, 2016, in Blue Ridge, Georgia.The weekend event – showcased among the ridges, peaks and trout waters of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains just 90 minutes north of Atlanta – casts special attention upon trout fishing in the cold-water streams and rivers of Fannin County, while reaching out to outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds who enjoy unlimited opportunities to participate locally in outdoors recreation in the southern reach of the Appalachian Mountains. Kick off will be Friday evening with the Trout Train on the Blue Ridge Scenic RR. Vendors such as Orvis, Simms, Blue Ridge Adventure Wear, Sportsman Warehouse, Cousins Maine Lobster Food Trucks and Reel Angling Adventures will be there. There will be live music and the Beer Garden will feature Sweetwater Brewery. We are excited to introduce the ‘Trout Capital of Georgia’ to fly-fishermen, outdoor enthusiasts and their families. Don't miss it.