Feb 19: Chapter Meeting

December 8, 2014

Feb. 19 (Thurs):

Rabun TU regular monthly meeting at the TU/Scout Hut. Fly tying starts at 5 pm. Social starts at 6:30 and meeting at 7 pm. Our guest speaker is Jenny Sanders. Jenny is a watershed management professional and an outdoor enthusiast. Jenny is affiliated with the Little Tennessee Watershed Association and the Chattooga Conservancy. She just recently got back from out west rafting and fishing the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. She will have lots of great info to share with our group!!

Feb 7: Annual Planning Meeting at the Dillard House

December 8, 2014

Feb. 7 (Sat): Annual Planning Meeting at the Dillard House. Everyone welcome. We will be planning out our activities over the next year after feasting on a delicious breakfast!! Great time to fellowship and work together and Breakfast is on US! Starts at 8 AM.

Jan 24, 2015: The 28th Annual Rabun Rendezvous

December 8, 2014

WHEN: Saturday, January 24, 2015
WHEN: The “New” Dillard House Conference Center, located behind the Dillard House in Dillard, GA
WHO: The more, the better! Everyone interested in protecting our cold-water resources, including their families, friends, and all who love clean, cold streams, trout, and trout fishing
SOCIAL: About 5 pm folks will start gathering to “pick the pig” and enjoy the rocking chairs on the porch of the Conference Center. There will be snack trays of cheeses, crackers, veggies with dips, and fruits. Soft drinks and ice will be available. If you want something stronger, better bring it yourself (BYOB). There will also be a fire inside to warm your buns. The Foxfire Bosy with their famous bluegrass music will begin at 5 pm.
DINNER: Fish, chicken, and pork with all the side dishes and desserts that have made the Dillard House so famous will be served about 6:30. It’s a buffet, so you will not leave hungry!
COST: $32 for adults. Cash, personal checks, VISA, or MasterCard accepted. We don’t do advanced tickets or reservations; just pay at the door.
LODGING: The Dillard House has set special rates for rooms starting at $55 (plus tax) for those who call and tell them you’re attending the TU Rabun Rendezvous. Call 706-746-5348 or toll free 1-800-541-0671.
PROGRAM PRESENTER: Don Kirk. Don is an avid outdoorsman and publisher of Southern Trout Online Magazine. He always enlightens the crowd with great information and laughs. Visit the magazine here: http://southerntrout.com/mag/

Jan 15: Chapter Meeting

December 7, 2014

Jan. 15 (Thurs): Rabun TU Regular monthly meeting at the TU/Scout Hut. Fly Tying starts at 5pm. Social at 6:30 and meeting at 7:00. Our January guest is Kelly Taylor. Kelly is the Deputy Hatchery Manager with the Chattahoochee Forest NFH. His program is titled: “Chattahoochee Forest National Hatchery- Working for You!” Should be a very informative meeting.

Rabun TU Caps for Sale

Baseball-style caps in various colors with the “Rabun Chapter TU” logo will be available to purchase at the monthly Chapter meetings.

Cost is $15 per cap.
Contact Tammy Hopton for more details.

 

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Burton Hatchery Begins Renovation

Visiting hours change. For the first time in 70 plus years, the Lake Burton Trout Hatchery raceways are empty and dry, and the last of the trout has entered North Georgia streams or been transferred to other trout hatcheries. But, why? The hatchery is preparing for a renovation, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. More details here

 

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