Fishing limits and regulations are about to change for rivers and lakes shared by Georgia and South Carolina. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says the revised rules will take effect Sunday when the calendar turns to July. Georgia and South Carolina have an agreement to allow anglers to fish in border waters with a license from either state. The terms needed to change because South Carolina recently revised its fishing law.
Communities along the Chattooga River are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie's release with this weekend's first ever Chattooga River Festival. The film helped create the $20 million rafting and outdoor sports industry along the river.