VIDEO: Hooked on Wild Waters S5 E6: River Bassin' the Scenic Savannah

by YakAttack

In this video Drew from Hooked on Wild Waters meets up with Gene Jensen, Flukemaster, to kayak fish the Savannah River targeting smallmouth and largemouth. The Savannah River forms most of the border between the states of South Carolina and Georgia. The Savannah River drainage basin extends into the southeastern side of the Appalachian Mountains just inside North Carolina, bounded by the Eastern Continental Divide. The river is around 301 miles and is formed by the confluence of the Tugaloo River and the Seneca River. Today this confluence is submerged beneath Lake Hartwell. The Tallulah Gorge is located on the Tallulah River, a tributary of the Tugaloo River that forms the northwest branch of the Savannah River. 

They also learn more about the Augusta canal, its history, why it was built and what purpose it serves today. They also interview Steven King, of GA Power, to figure out how economic impact and river stewardship are a top priority with GA Power, and especially in locations where the river runs right through major cities like Augusta, GA.