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Dave Jones fly fishing the Chattahoochee

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Dave Jones can occasionally be seen fishing on the North side of the Chattahoochee near Jones Bridge at the Chattahoochee Recreation Area

He enjoys his time on the river and says his wife sometimes joins him to paint. According to Wikipedia one of the first references to the use of an artificial fly to catch fish was by the Roman Claudius Aelianus near the end of the 2nd century. He described how Macedonians caught fish on the Astraeus River:

... they throw their snare, and the fish, attracted and maddened by the color, comes straight at it, thinking from the pretty sight to gain a dainty mouthful; when, however, it opens its jaws, it is caught by the hook, and enjoys a bitter repast, a captive.