In 1981, the Foxfire students dedicated an entire issue of the Foxfire magazine to the topic of fishing, from types of fish in the mountains to equipment and, of course, big fish tales. This month, we are pulling just a few excerpts from this robust issue to share with you! Interviews featured include Buck Carver, Minyard Conner, Melvin Taylor, Willie Underwood, and Florence Brooks.

Image of magazine page that reads "Fishermans Prayer. May the good Lord help me to see the day when I catch the one that got away."

Fisherman’s Prayer, captured during a Foxfire interview.

Florence Brooks.

Lawton Broooks.

Buck Carver with students during an interview.

Information on trout fishing in North Georgia, from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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