Nov 8: Stream Clean-Up Work Day CANCELLED

September 2, 2014


Nov 8 (Sat) VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!! Stream Clean up Work Day. We will be cleaning up on Wildcat Creek of Hwy 197. We will carpool from the camp site. For more information, contact Wayne Prosser at 706-746-6293 or by email at

Nov 5-9: Fall Chapter Campout

September 2, 2014

Nov 5 – 9 (Wed – Sun) Fall Chapter Camp Out.

This campout will be held at the Tallulah River Campground. (First campground on the left on Tallulah River Rd) Rabunite Glenn English will secure a spot to set up the Chapter site for cooking and gathering. The other campsites are first come first serve. Glenn is also looking for volunteers to sign up for cooking a meal (s). Like we did at the spring camp out where we had a different chef at each meal. This helps keep the work load off one person the entire trip and worked great last time. Also if you plan on attending Glenn needs to hear from you also so he will have head counts for each meal. Please let Glenn know by October 31, 2014 on your attendance so Glenn and the other cooks will know how much food to buy. Glenn can reached by phone at 706-212-9983.


Oct 18: Rod Building Class Starts!

September 2, 2014

Rabunite Terry Rivers will lead a rod building class in September. We need at least 5 or 6 folks to hold the class. Classes will be held on Saturday mornings at the TU/Scout Hut.

The class will start the third Sat. in Oct. (Oct 18).  The classes will be held at the TU/Scout Hut.  The class participants will all be building the same rod. If you are interested in the class you need to contact Terry Rivers and get your kit ordered.  The rod kit is from  You can follow the link at   The rod is American Tackle Matrix AMF804 Fly rod building kit order # 275766.  The price $81.49 for the complete kit.  They currently have them in stock.  So get signed up and get your kit ordered so next spring you can be fishing with your own handmade rod !  How cool is that?

To sign up contact Terry at 706-782-7419 or email at

Oct 16: Chapter Meeting

September 2, 2014

Oct 16 (Thurs) Regular monthly meeting at the TU/Scout Hut. Fly Tying begins at 5:00 pm. Social at 6:30 then meeting at 7:00. Our guest speaker will be Landon Williams. He will be talking about European nymphing made simple for us Rabunites.

Location: The new TU/Scout Hut

US 76 west, the brick building located behind the Rabun County Library.
Parking is available in the Rabun County Library parking lot and Rabun County Tax Office parking lot.
3rd Thursday of the Month!

Prez Tammy Wins Mack Martin Rod Sweepstakes

Chapter Prez Tammy Hopton held the winning ticket at the Chapter’s annual July 11 family picnic that she won the raffle for Mack Martin’s custom-built Winston 3-weight fly rod! The rod raffle brought in more than $1,800 to support our programs. That’s a new record. We can’t thank Mack enough for his generosity in crafting and donating such a beautiful trout tickler to our Chapter.

More details here.

Fellowship and Fly Fishing

Is coming back! This program in which members would fish a local stream together was put on pause during COVID,  but Rabunite Mike Fuller is resurrecting it.  Read more!



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