Sept 14: Rabun Chapter Mentoring Boy Scouts

September 11, 2019

Sept 14 (Sat) Rabun Chapter Mentoring of Boy Scouts. 8:00 am at Camp Rainey Mountain. Volunteers needed. Contact Steve Perry: flygide@gmail.com

June 15: Tallulah River Kids Fishing Event

May 14, 2019

June 15 (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.

June 2-7: Trout Camp

May 14, 2019

To be held at Tallulah Falls School. More information

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 6: Rabunite 101

March 4, 2019

Download this flyer with the registration form!

  • 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 Fly Fishing Certified Instructors and other experts for a  hands-on learning experience that will be helpful and fun.

WHAT:        Beginning Fly-Fishing Seminar  “Rabunite 101” 

WHEN:        Saturday – April 6, 2019     8:30 am until 1:00 pm 

WHERE:    Clayton Methodist Creative Learning Center/ Gym  
205 Ministry Mountain Drive, Clayton, GA  30525  (off old hwy 441 behind the radio station)     

HOW MUCH?  Cost is only $25         

WANT TO SIGN UP???  FIRST COME FIRST SERVED!   

The session is limited to 28 participants.

June 3-8: Georgia Trout Camp

May 2, 2018

June 3-8 (Sun-Fri) Trout Camp at Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School. Sponsored by the Georgia Council.

June 2: Kids Fishing Event at Tallulah River – POSTPONED

May 2, 2018

EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING. New Date TBA soon.

June 2 (Sat) Kids Fishing Event at Tallulah River. 8:00 am—12:00 pm. Sponsored by the Rabun Chapter.

Kids Fishing Rodeo at Tallulah River Campground, Clayton, GA

8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Fish in a stocked river

Hot dog lunch with chips and drink

Win prizes

Meet Forest Service Rangers and learn about forest stewardship

ALL FREE

Children age 2-16. Registration that morning or forms are available at go.usa.gov/x532G

For more information, call 706-754-6221.

Apr 7: Rabunite 101

February 13, 2018

April 7 (Sat): Rabunite 101. Beginning Fly-Fishing Seminar 8:30 am until 1:00 pm. Clayton Methodist Creative Learning Center/ Gym . Cost is only $25.00. Event limited to 28 participants. Sign-up sheet on page 4 of the February 2018 newsletter.

Mar 15: Trout Camp (June 2-7) 2019 – Application Deadline!

January 4, 2018

Where: Tallulah Falls School, Clayton, Georgia
When: June 2-7, 2019 (Sunday – Friday)
Boys and Girls, 13-15 Years Old

Calling all Trout Campers!

  • Learn and Practice the Sport of Fly Fishing
  • Study Sound Conservation Practices
  • Enjoy a Fun and Rewarding Experience

A brochure describing camp activities is available: 2019 Trout Camp Brochure

What will campers be doing? Here is the 2018 Daily Schedule. Location for the 2018 Trout Camp stream restoration project TBA.

What to bring to Trout Camp? What to Bring to Camp

Applications:

Trout Camp applicant: Trout Camp 2019 Application
Trout Camp Mentors Application/Background Check process: 

Camp Mentor Application/Background Check: Georgia Trout Camp Mentors – Background Check Informaton 2018 and Sexual_Abuse_Policy

Young Mentors (Trout Camp graduates ages 15-18): Young Mentor Application

Mail applications to:

Charlie Breithaupt, GA Trout Camp Coordinator
194 Kitchins Lane
Clayton, GA 30525

Deadline for applying: Set by each Chapter – Check with your local TU Chapter for details.

The application and payment must be in the Camp Director’s office by March 15, 2019.

 

Calling all Trout Campers!

January 4, 2018

If you have or know of a young boy or girl between the ages of 12-15 years old who is fully crazy about Trout Fishing this camp is for them. The camp is held at Rabun Gap Nacoochee School. For 2018 the dates are June 3-8 (Sunday – Friday). Twenty four kids will be chosen from the 12 Trout Unlimited Chapters in the state of Georgia. The kids will learn and prac ce the sport of y shing. They will study and have hands on in the eld conserva on prac ces. Each kid will enjoy a fun and rewarding experience. If you know a kid that would love to further enhance their love of trout sh- ing click here for more informa on. You will also nd the applica on at that link also! Help protect what we all love by passing on the passion!

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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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