Cartecay Access at Stegall Mill

     Joseph Gudger over all of the information he has gathered from local businesses regarding their desire to continue to welcome boaters to the community. Joe then introduced the Chief of Police who spoke as a private citizen who stated that he regularly parks at...

Cartcay Caution – Part II

As I mentioned earlier, I did the Cartecay down to the DNR take-out today. You can learn to deal with the natural hazards you encounter on river trips by taking river safety and rescue clinics, but I don’t think anything can prepare you for the human hazards you...

Toccoa River Access at Party Rock

  Several recent posts on the GCA group mail have concerned the take-out on the lower section of the Toccoa River commonly known as Party Rock. Allen Pogue reported that the No Trespassing signs that appeared along One For The Road, also known as Party Rock rapid, a...

Armuchee Creek Ruling

The Georgia Supreme Court in a March 10, 1997 opinion has affirmed the lower court’s ruling in the Armuchee Creek case, a long running legal dispute between supporters of river access and a local land owner. The GCA is one of the two parties on the “river...

Closing Chestatee at Copper Mine

The land owner at the Chestatee put-in at Copper Mine has closed his land to access from the highway. To run that section of the river, it is now necessary to put in at the bridge to avoid trespassing on the private land. If your abilities are not up to running Copper...