A taxpayer-funded program to build 17 jumbo boat ramps and a fishing education center in Georgia is drawing criticism for underperforming. But officials say it’s still too early to condemn the Go Fish Initiative. Fourteen of the 17 ramps are complete. Half have hosted some kind of tournament with more than 2,500 anglers participating.
Fishing enthusiasts are heading to Lake Lanier this week for one of the nation’s top bass tournaments. The Forrest Wood Cup is considered the “super bowl” of fishing, and organizers are expecting the event to bring in the big names – and the big bucks.