Mar 19: Rabunite 101 Beginning Fly Fishing Seminar

February 9, 2016

March 19 (Sat) Rabunite 101. Beginning fly fishing Seminar.

Ever wanted to try your hand at fly-fishing for trout but never learned the in’s and out’s of it?
Ever wonder why some people seem to get so “hooked” on it?
Now’s your chance! The Rabun Chapter of Trout Unlimited is planning a half-day fly-fishing seminar for adults (male and female 16 years and older).
The seminar will cover equipment, casting, knots and entomology
(the bugs we imitate for fish to eat).
Instructors include Federation of Flyfishermen Certified Instructors and other experts for a hands- on learning experience that will be helpful and fun.
WHAT: Fly-Fishing Seminar “Rabunite 101”
WHEN: Saturday March 19, 2016
8:30 am until 1:00 pm
WHERE: The Rabun County Recreation Center off Highway 441 near Rabun County Middle and High School complex.
HOW MUCH? Cost is only $25
WANT TO SIGN UP??? FIRST COME FIRST SERVED!
The session is limited to 28 participants.
Send the form below along with your check made payable to:
The Rabun Chapter of Trout Unlimited
Charlie Breithaupt
194 Kitchins Lane
Clayton, GA 30525 knc615@windstream.net (706)782-6954
You will receive notification when you have been registered.

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Mar 15: Chapter Meeting

February 9, 2016

March 15 (Tues) Rabun TU regular monthly meeting at Rabun Gap Presbyterian Church. Social starts at 6:30 and meeting at 7 pm. Our own Rabunite Dredger will be the guest speaker. His program will be “Dredger’s Dry/Dropper Secrets for Springtime Success.” Being the middle of March his knowledge will be priceless in getting ready for the best season just around the bend.

With possible record turnout for this informative meeting Jeff wanted to be sure everyone had a chance to learn
the tip and tricks so as to experience some great spring fishing, so he included a web site for folks to check out to go along with his program. Access the link for the audio version here and the regular video version here. Jeff is also starting a buddy list for fishing. Find out more about that in the March issue of Tight Lines.

Wildcat Creek Road Closed

A popular stocked trout stream in Rabun County, Wildcat Creek, will have its trout stockings delayed for several weeks this spring due to the closure of Wildcat Creek Road. The US Forest Service has closed this road due to a landslide that occurred this winter. Details here.

 

Rod Raffle!

Once again, Mack Martin of the Atlanta Fly Fishing School has graciously donated a custom-built fly rod and reel to the Rabun Chapter to be used for fund raising.

Read more here.

 

Congratulations to Monte Seehorn

Rabunite Monte Seehorn, retired USFS fisheries biologist, was recently inducted into Southern Trout’s “Legends of the Fly” Hall of Fame! More details here

 

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