2013 Supporters

Thank you to . . .


Mack Martin of Atlanta Fly Fishing School and North Georgia Custom Rods. Mack donated the fly rod and reel to Rabun TU to be used as a fundraiser.
Claude Dillard for use of the beautiful facilities at the Kelly Waterfalls Picnic Area.


RE/MAX of Rabun for providing the conference room for the Rabun TU monthly meetings for the past 4 years.


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

Steve Raeber for your recent cash donation.


Stephen Arbitter, DVM Rabun Animal Hospital of Mountain City, GA; Jackie Hill, owner Crafty Home Professionals of Lakemont, GA; Russ Tyre of St Petersburg FL; Mr. & Mrs. Bill Archer of Tiger, GA; Eedee & Doug Adams of Rabun Gap, GA, 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 the BOD meeting place.

RE/MAX of Rabun for providing the conference room for the Rabun TU monthly meetings. All donations to Rabun TU (a Federal Tax Exempt 501(c)3 non-profit) are tax deductible.


A HUGE “Thank You” to the 120 Donors for the 2013 Rabun Rendezvous

Business and Organizations: The Foxfire Boys, The Dillard House, Unicoi Outfitters – Helen, Atlanta Fly Fishing School, Luthi’s Sports & Fine Jewelry – Greenville, Big Green Egg – Atlanta, Patagonia* – Atlanta, The Fish Hawk – Atlanta, Caylor Custom Flies – FL, River Through Atlanta, Blackhawk, Unicoi State Park & Lodge, Smithgall Woods, The Countryman Press – VT, Frank Amato Publications – OR, Angler Sport Group – NY, Kingwood Country Club, Mill Creek Golf Club, Apple Mountain Golf Club, Rabun County Country Club, The Orchard Golf & Country Club, Michele & Broderick Crawford – Artists, Jim Enloe – Crafter, Edwin W. Clark – Crafter, Penny Bradley – Artist, Carolyn J. Wilder – Artist, Janie Owens – Artist, Randy Sells – Crafter, Jean Stewart – Artist, Dick Albertelli – Artist, Ed Poss – Artist, Mary George Poss – Artist, K. Terry Guthrie – Artist, Rabun Metal Products, Fresh Start, Clayton Paint & Flooring Center, Reeves Building Supply, Reeves ACE Hardware – Clayton & Dillard, Greg’s Tire Service, Jim’s Service Center, The Tree House, Empty Nest Trading, ON POINT Antiques & Interiors, Butler Gallery II, Two Sisters @ Butler’s II, Three Lakes Home & Garden, Mountain Nature & Wild Bird Supply, Prater’s Books & Coffee Nook, Blue Ridge Music, Amrine’s Equipment & Rentals, Clayton Pharmacy, Hillside Country Store & Farms, Tiger Mountain Vineyards, Smitty’s Sprits, Mountain Physical Therapy, The Amara Center, Mane Designs, Tropical Rayz, Creative Occasions, Rabun Web Designs, North Georgia Gun & Pawn, Apple Blossom Flower Shoppe, Rabun County Bank, Stephens Federal Bank, Regions Bank, Community Bank & Trust, Timpson Creek Gallery, The Hollow Log – Cornelia, Cupboard Café, Valley Café, Grapes & Beans, Mountain Man BBQ, Zeppelin’s, Fromage, La Cabana Mexican Restaurant, Beechwood Inn, Tiger Creek Falls Inn, Rabun County Music Festival, Highlands Aerial Park, Highland Hiker, Coosa Valley TU Chapter, GA Foothills TU Chapter, Northeast Georgia Mountains Chapter of Ducks Unlimited.

Individuals: Franklin Tate, Barbara Goodier, Mike Sobaski, Garland Stewart, Harlin Smith, Scott Poss, Ron Thomas, June Landreth, Jeff Durniak, Bob Anderson, Louisa Buckner, Mark Whitney, Monte Seehorn, Larry Vigil, Traci & Leon Brotherton, Perry Thompson, Emmilyn & Terry Rivers, Betty Walker, Larry Walker, Pam & John Harrison, Ron Robeson, Pat Hopton, Allison Adams, John Cable, Carolyn & Jim Kidd, Kathy & Charlie Breithaupt, Fritz Vinson, Toni & Tim McClure, Eedee & Doug Adams, Susan & Frank Patton, Patsy & Ray Gentry, Sandy & Ralph Morgan, Gail & Frank Tolbert, The Bill Kelly Estate, Anonymous Friend


Atlanta Fly Fishing Club and Georgia TU Council for their cash donations for funding the annual Chattooga backcountry helicopter stocking program.

  • Conserve, Protect, Restore

Chapter Contributes to Chattooga DH Section Access Improvements

Parking and access to the trails going up both sides of the River got a little better this summer thanks to the USFS folks and four of the local TU chapters in Ga and SC. More details here.


Fellowship and Fly Fishing with Mike Fuller

First fall trip is October 11, 2017.  For more information contact Mike Fuller at david2053@windstream.net or 706-201-0138.

Make your plans now for the fall chapter campout!

Nov 1-5:Rabun Chapter TU Fall Campout At Oconee State Park, near Walhalla, SC. Reserve your own site, but all the cooking, storytelling, campfire sitting, etc will be at Site #93.  More details here.


No easy fix for felt!

Felt is a superior wading sole, but it’s also a transmitter of aquatic invasives. Sadly, there’s no easy fix. It’s on anglers to clean their gear thoroughly. A very important read from TU National.