2012 Chapter Supporters

Thank you to . . .


To Georgia Women FlyFishers, Inc for their cash donation to the Tom Landreth Memorial Fund 


To Charlie and Kathy Breithaupt for donations to Rabun TU in memory of Bill Kelly, John Starinchuck and Jim Darnell.


To Ken Lambert for hosting the monthly fly tying sessions in Kountry Vittles.

To Claude Dillard for use of their beautiful Kelly Waterfall Picnic Grounds.

To RE/MAX of Rabun for providing the conference room for the Rabun TU monthly meetings.

To the Rabun County Chamber of Commerce for providing the Rabun TU Board of Directors meeting room.

To Rabun Gap – Nacoochee School for use of the facility, to Community Bank & Trust for use of the cooking grill, to Bass Pro Shops for donating the reels, to Burton Trout Hatchery for loan of the rods, and to Reeves Hardware – Dillard for donating the bait for the annual Boy and Girl Scout fishing outing and cookout at Indian Lake

To Don and Sally Atkinson – Sylvania, OH, J.H. Dickerson – Dillard, GA, Russell Ivie – Clayton, GA, Fritz Vinson – Dillard, GA, Brooks and Amanda Adams – Easley, SC for their gifts in memory of Bill Kelly.

To Robert Sullivan – Wichita Falls, TX, Thomas Clinton – Rockford, IL, Pat Clinton Sullivan – Palm City, FL, Brandon and Martha Clinton – Palm City, FL and Justin Styrnchuk – Kennedy Space Center, Fl for their gifts in memory of John Starinchuck.


Ken Lambert for hosting the monthly fly tying sessions in Kountry Vittles.

Sandy & Ralph Morgan of St Marys GA for their recent cash donation.

Michele & Broderick Crawford, of Crawford Art Gallery, Clayton, for donation of discount on prints and framing services.


  • Mack Martin of North Georgia Custom Rods and Atlanta Fly Fishing School for donating the beautiful custom-made Winston fly rod and Redington Delta reel for the Rabun TU fundraising raffle.


  • Amrine’s Equipment & Rentals of Clayton
  • Russ Tyre of St Petersburg FL
  • Tom Matthews of Tiger
  • Kathy & Charlie Breithaupt of Clayton
  • Eedee & Doug Adams of Rabun Gap

. . . for your recent cash donations.

Michele & Broderick Crawford, of Crawford Art Gallery, Clayton, for donation of discount on prints and framing services.

Rabun County Chamber of Commerce, for providing copying services for the Annual Planning Breakfast.

RE/MAX of Rabun for providing the conference room for the Rabun TU monthly meetings.


The 113 Donors for the 2012 Rabun Rendezvous

Businesses & Organizations: The Foxfire Boys, Dillard House, Amrine‟s Equipment & Rentals, Mack Martin; Atlanta Fly Fishing School, Jimmy Harris, Luthi‟s Fly Fishing, The Fish Hawk, Patagonia – Atlanta, Caylor Custom Flies, TTI/Blakemore, Dr Slick, Fly Rod & Reel magazine, Stackpole Books, Anglers Sport Group, Chattooga River Fly Shop, Nantahala Outdoor Center, Kingwood Country Club, Apple Mountain Golf Club, Rabun County Country Club, Unicoi Lodge, Michele & Broderick Crawford – Artist, Crawford Art Gallery, Carolyn J. Wilder – Artist, Dick Albertelli – Artist, Peter McIntosh – Artist, Mary George Poss – Artist, The Hollow Log, Rennie Davant – Artist, Charlene Fisch – Artist, Kathy Ford – Artist, Lee Johnson – Artist, Randy Sells – Artist, Big Green Egg, United Community Bank, Rabun County Bank, Reeve‟s Hardware – Dillard, Reeves Hardware – Clayton, Blue Ridge Music, Gap Graphics & Printing, Clayton Paint & Flooring Center, Mountain Physical Therapy, Clayton Reflexology Center, Fresh Start, Mountain Nature & Wild Bird Supply, Prater‟s Books & Coffee Nook, Butler Galleries, Timpson Creek Gallery, Home Depot – Clayton, Rabun County Music Festival Association, Rabun Animal Hospital, Mane Design, Valley Drapery, Kountry Vittles, Cupboard Café, Valley Café, LaCabana Restaurant, Zeppelins Restaurant, Rumor Hazit Grille, McDonalds – Clayton, Chick fil a – Clayton, Andy‟s Super Market, Country Cutaway, Jim‟s Service Center, North Georgia Gun & Pawn, Fabric Station, Kudzu Factory, Foothills TU – Brian Sandven, Coosa Valley TU – Paul DiPrima, Blue Ridge Mountain TU – Carl Riggs & Rabun TU – The Rabunites.

Individuals: Chris Wood; Russ Tyre; Tom Matthews; Barbara Goodier; Mike Sobaski; Harlin Smith; Ray Gentry-crafter; Wayne Clark– crafter; Leon Brotherton–crafter; Mike Brod; Shawn Whitney–crafter; Garland Stewart-tier; Brad Hays, Gordon Fowler-tier; Sid Elliott; Patrick Mawhinney-crafter; Louisa Hanney Buckner; Bob Foster; June Landreth; Jeff Durniak-tier; Pat Hopton-beekeeper; Steve Perry; Kathy & Charlie Breithaupt; Monte Seehorn-wine master; Amanda, Brooks, Avril & Calder Adams; Allison Adams; Eedee & Doug Adams; Emmilyn & Terry Rivers-tier; Sandy & Ralph Morgan; Carolyn & Jim Kidd; Fritz Vinson–crafter; Terri & Tony Allred; Bill Kelly; Terry Seehorn; Phil Upchurch; Doug Hickman-tier; Ron Robeson; Susan & Frank Patton; Doris & Jimmy Whiten; Becky & Wayne Prosser; Kent Wilson, Tim McClure & A Friend.

  • Conserve, Protect, Restore

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