May 17-21: Spring Chapter Campout

March 13, 2017

May 17-21 (Wed—Sun): Rabun TU Annual Spring Campout at Oconee State Park. Go ahead and reserve your camp site by clicking here. Terry has reserved site #93 for our host site for meals. More info next month, but reserve your camping spot now.

May 16: Fishing and Cookout with Scouts at Indian Lake

March 13, 2017

May 16 (Tues): Annual Scouts Fishing and cookout at Indian Lake.

Apr 22: Rabunites Unite to Ravens Fork

March 13, 2017

The next trip Rabunites Unite fly fishing trip will be April 22. The Ravens Fork River in Cherokee will be the destination. The details will be posted soon. WE HAVE A CHAPTER MEETING on Tuesday, Apr 18, and I have maps of the NC Fly Fishing Trail.

Rabunites Unite are the monthly fishing expeditions organized by Rabunite Mike Fuller, who is coordinating trips to the fifteen different streams/rivers that make up the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail. There is a lot of great fishing to be experienced on the trail. Please take the opportunity to join Mike and others as they give it a whirl.

Apr 18: Chapter Meeting

March 13, 2017

Apr 18 (Tues): Regular monthly meeting of Rabun TU. Social starts at 6:30, then meeting at 7.

Join us for our regular monthly meetings every third Tuesday of the month. Our Meeting Place is at Rabun Gap Presbyterian church Fellowship Hall.

Social & Story telling (Truth or Lies) starts At 6:30 pm, then at 7:00 – Program & Meeting. The church is located just past Rabun Gap Nachoochee School at 8397 Wolffork Road, Rabun Gap, GA 30568.

At every regular chapter meeting there will be a raffle for fishing or camping items to help pay the cost of mailing the newsletter to members without email and to raise money to pay for our storage building. Bring an item to donate and a dollar or two for raffle tickets.

Since the best fishing season will be fully upon us our own “Dredger” (Jeff Durniak) will be our guest speaker with a presentation on “Summer fly fishing Tips.”

DON’T MISS OUT ON A GREAT TIME WITH FELLOW RABUNITES

Mar 21: Chapter Meeting

March 13, 2017

Mar. 21 (Tues): Regular monthly meeting of Rabun TU. Social starts at 6:30, then meeting at 7.

Join us for our regular monthly meetings every third Tuesday of the month. Our Meeting Place is at Rabun Gap Presbyterian church Fellowship Hall.

Social & Story telling (Truth or Lies) starts At 6:30 pm, then at 7:00 – Program & Meeting. The church is located just past Rabun Gap Nachoochee School at 8397 Wolffork Road, Rabun Gap, GA 30568.

At every regular chapter meeting there will be a raffle for fishing or camping items to help pay the cost of mailing the newsletter to members without email and to raise money to pay for our storage building. Bring an item to donate and a dollar or two for raffle tickets.

This month’s topic is so appropriate with heavy spring fishing season upon us. The topic is: “Rattlesnakes in Rabun: Biology, Myths, and Safety.” Our speaker is Dr. Christopher Jenkins. Chris is CEO of the Orianne Society and faculty at University of Georgia. He is also the founding Chairman for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s Viper Specialist Group where he coordinates a network of viper conservation biologists from over 40 countries. Chris lives on Betty’s Creek and is an avid sportsman who spends a portion of most days on the ridges and along the rivers of Rabun. Chris will present on rattlesnake biology with a focus on busting many of the myths that exist and he will finish with advice on snake bite prevention and safety for fisherman on local rivers. We’ll also have a monthly raffle. This will be a great meeting for everyone!! Chris always presents a program to remember!! TELL EVERYONE!!

DON’T MISS OUT ON A GREAT TIME WITH FELLOW RABUNITES

Congratulations to Kathy Breithaupt

Rabunite Kathy Breithaupt has been elected as the Council Chair for Georgia Trout Unlimited. She is the first woman to hold that position. Read more here.

Calling All Trout Campers! Time To Apply

Trout Camp 2019 is set for June 2-7, at Tallulah Falls School, Clayton, GA! Applications due March 15.

Read more here.

 

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