June 18: Chapter Meeting

May 14, 2019

June 18 (Tue) Rabun Chapter Monthly Meeting. Fellowship begins at 6:30 pm, meeting begins at 7:00 pm. Rabun Gap Presbyterian Church, Dillard, GA. Contact Kent Wilson.

June 8: Tallulah River Kids Fishing Event

May 14, 2019

June 8 (Sat) Tallulah River Kids Fishing Event. To be held at Tallulah River Campground from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Sponsored by the US Forest Service and the Rabun Chapter.

May 21: Rabun Chapter Cookout on “The River”

April 1, 2019

We will gather on the Chattooga River in the parking lot on the Georgia side at Burrell’s Ford for Hot Dogs and all the fixings. Kathy and Charlie Breithaupt will bring all the food , including drinks, and do the cooking.

Supper Time: 6:30 PM. Please bring your own chair and stronger drink, if you want. Fishbefore or after supper or both. Maybe we’ll see the twinkies and fairies. Or you don’t have fish at all – just come to sit and fellowship by the river.

IMPORTANT: Contact Kathy & Charlie (knc615@windstream.net) by Friday May 18 to let them know you will attend.

Apr 24-28: Rabun Chapter Spring Campout

April 1, 2019

When: Wednesday April 24 through Sunday April 28 Where: Oconee State Park, Mountain Rest, SC

Who: All Chapter members and guests are invited! Bring a friend!

Details: The Chapter will use Site #93 in the WoodedLoop as the “gathering spot”. Meals will be taken therealong with story telling around the campfire at night.

Campers should contact the Park and make their own campsite reservations. There are a variety of sites available, including sites with full hookups.

We will eat breakfast and supper together at Site #93. Lunch is on your own. If you sign up to cook a meal then all meals are free of charge to you. If you do not cook a meal, then pay the cook $5.00 for each meal that you eat. What a deal! The Chapter will provide stoves, paper plates, silverware, cups.

Even if you don’t camp, come by to eat a meal or sit around the campfire!

On Friday, April 26 at 6:30 pm, the Board of Directors will hold the monthly BOD meeting around the campfire. Everyone is encouraged to attend and provide your input into the Chapter activities.

During the day you may explore the Park, hike to scenic waterfalls, photograph spring wild- flowers, visit nearby Cashiers, NC, or fish the many streams in the Tri-State area. Remem- ber to carry the appropriate State fishing license!

For more information, or to sign up to cook a meal, contact the Campout Hosts Charlie or Kathy Briehaupt.

Apr 16: Annual Scouts Appreciation Dinner and Fishing Event

April 1, 2019

There will be no monthly Rabun Chapter meeting in April. Instead, you are invited to the

Annual Scouts Appreciation Dinner and Fishing Event

Tuesday, April 16

Indian Lake Picnic Area, Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, Rabun Gap, GA Fishing begins at 4:00 pm
Supper begins at 6:00 pm
All Rabun County Boy and Girl Scouts, leaders, and parents are invited!

The Chapter provides the hamburgers, hotdogs, buns, plates and silver- ware, drinks and ice, and condiments.

Chapter members are asked to please bring a covered dish, such as cole slaw, potato salad, baked beans, casseroles, and desserts. Please con- tact Tammy Hopton and let her know what you are bringing.

To get to Indian Lake Picnic Area: from Clayton, GA take US Hwy 441 north to Rabun Gap, GA. Turn left (west) onto School Farm Road. Go 1/2 mile, turn left onto Indian Lake Road. Go to the end of the road.

Apr 24-28: Rabun Chapter Spring Campout

March 4, 2019

April 24-28 (Wed-Sun). Rabun Chapter Spring Campout. Oconee State Park, Mountain Rest, SC. Contact Charlie or Kathy Briethaupt.

When: Wednesday April 24 through Sunday April 28 Where: Oconee State Park, Mountain Rest, SC

Who: All Chapter members and guests are invited! Bring a friend!

Details: The Chapter will use Site #93 in the WoodedLoop as the “gathering spot”. Meals will be taken therealong with story telling around the campfire at night.

Campers should contact the Park and make their own campsite reservations. There are a variety of sites available, including sites with full hookups.

We will eat breakfast and supper together at Site #93. Lunch is on your own. If you sign up to cook a meal then all meals are free of charge to you. If you do not cook a meal, then pay the cook $5.00 for each meal that you eat. What a deal! The Chapter will provide stoves, paper plates, silverware, cups.

Even if you don’t camp, come by to eat a meal or sit around the campfire!

On Friday, April 26 at 6:30 pm, the Board of Directors will hold the monthly BOD meeting around the campfire. Everyone is encouraged to attend and provide your input into the Chapter activities.

During the day you may explore the Park, hike to scenic waterfalls, photograph spring wild- flowers, visit nearby Cashiers, NC, or fish the many streams in the Tri-State area. Remem- ber to carry the appropriate State fishing license!

For more information, or to sign up to cook a meal, contact the Campout Hosts Charlie or Kathy Briehaupt.

Mar 19: Chapter Meeting

February 4, 2019

Mar 19 (Tues) Rabun Chapter Monthly Meeting. Fellowship begins at 6:30 pm, meeting begins at 7:00 pm. Rabun Gap Presbyterian Church, Dillard, GA. Contact Kent Wilson.

Meet the Warden!

Our guest speaker will be Chad Chambers, the local GA DNR Wildlife Resources Law Enforcement Officer.

Following the speaker, Ray King will lead a discussion on what went right, and what can be improved upon, for the 2019 Rabun Rendezvous. If you prefer to provide written comments on the Rendezvous, email Ray King.

Also, due to National TU changing the fiscal year of the organization to begin March 1, we will have an election of Chapter officers. The Board nominates the current, existing Officers for the one year period beginning

March, 2019 to March, 2020. The Board will entertain other nominations for Officers, and then a vote will be held.

All Chapter members and guests are invited to attend the monthly Chapter meeting!


Feb 19: Chapter Meeting

January 4, 2019

Feb 19 (Tues) Monthly Chapter Meeting. 6:30 pm at Rabun Gap Presbyterian Church in Rabun Gap, GA. Contact Kent Wilson.

Feb 9: Annual Chapter Planning Meeting

January 4, 2019

Feb 9 (Sat) Annual Planning Meeting. 8:30 am at Steve Perry’s house in Sky Valley, GA Anyone can attend. Contact Kent Wilson.

You are invited to provide your input into what the Rabun Chapter plans to accomplish during the upcoming year. At the Annual Planning meeting, which is to be held Saturday, Feb 9, at 8:30 am at Steve Perry’s house in Sky Valley GA, the Chapter leaders and members discusses, approves, and allocates funds for the projects and priorities of the Chapter for 2019.

Any Chapter member may attend the Planning Meeting. You may provide input into existing projects and propose new projects. Be prepared show how your input would meet our Chapter mission, including the goals and objectives of Trout Unlimited. Final projects will be approved by the Voting Leaders as shown on Page 14.

For more information, contact Kent Wilson. Please RSVP Elizabeth Perry or Steve Perry if you plan to attend.

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Feb 2: Chapter Annual Planning Meeting

December 3, 2018

Feb 2 (Sat) Annual Planning Meeting. 8:00 am at the Dillard House Restaurant in Dillard, GA Anyone can attend. Contact Kent Wilson.

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May 21: Cookout on The River!

At 6:30 pm on the Chattooga River in the parking lot on the Georgia side at Burrell’s Ford for Hot Dogs and all the fixings. Kathy and Charlie Breithaupt will bring all the food , including drinks, and do the cooking. More info here. 

 

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