May 17-24: Rabun TU Online Auction

April 30, 2022

RABUN TU ONLINE AUCTION Dates: May 17, 2022 thru May 24, 2022

Spring is upon us and ODark Thirty fishing is just around the corner. Its been an unusual year and live events are starting to spring” up everywhere. As discussed earlier in the year, the Rabun TU Board of Directors opted for staying safe.

We will be having an ONLINE AUCTION using the same format as seen on the Dream Trip Ticket site and other TU chapter sites around the state and country.

Were finalizing the site setup now and will critique the setup over the next few days before starting live. The site will be available on or before May 9th to allow public viewing of items currently listed. This will run through the May 16th. During that time, well also be adding items if new donations are received. Continue to visit during the early period to view items and see what may have been added! You wont be able to bid on items until May 17th, when the auction actually goes live. Bidding will end on May 24.

REMEMBER: 2022 RENDEZVOUS ONLINE AUCTION” GOES LIVE MAY 17TH!!

CAN YOU STILL HELP??

Absolutely! We can always use additional items to make the event as successful as possible. Items can take the form of trips, lodging packages, artwork, sculpture, fishing items, e.g., rods, reels, flies. We have talented individuals who create fantastic handmade crafts. Please put your talents to work for the Rabun Chapter of TU.

Tell your friends about the auction. Word of mouth is some of the best advertising we can receive.

Donations! This is one area in which you can still help. Donations can take the form of trips, lodging packages, artwork, sculpture, fishing items, e.g., rods, reels, flies. The list of items is not limited to just those suggested above. We have talented individuals who create fantastic handmade crafts. Please put your talents to work for the Rabun Chapter of TU.

Some examples received to date are as follows, that will help get your creative juices flowing:

SMITHGALL WOODS – Bedroom Cottage Getaway for one night! This includes access to Catch and Re- lease fishing while relaxing in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains.

UNICOI STATE PARK AND LODGE – 2night lodging at the UNICOI lodge. CUSTOM LANDING NET crafted by RON WILSON

CUTOM BUILT BAMBOO FLY ROD”, 6’ 6”, 3Weight, with 2tips, rod sack and metal rod tube, by BILL BEACH

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FRAMED PRINT OF the COLEMAN RIVER (BLACK & WHITE), Donated by STEVE PERRY, RABUNITE

FRAMED PRINT – GARDEN OF THE LIONS”, Measures 25&1/2” 43”, Donated by STEVE PERRY,RABUNITE

DUKES CREEK FISHING TRIP FOR TWO (2) ANGLERS ON THE PRIVATE WATERS OF DUKES’ CREEK IN WHITE COUNTY, GA. Donated by the Doug Adams family and Pat & Tammy Hopton

UNICOI OUTFITTERS FISHING TRIP ON 1.5 MILES OF PRIVATE WATER AT NACOOCHEE BEND. Donated by UNICOI Outfitters, Jake Darling, Manager

CUSTOM SKINNER KNIFE & SHEATH. Donated by Dean English, RABUNITE

TEMPLE FORK OUTFITTERS PRO ii, 5 wt., 9’ fourpiece rod with rod sock and case; NTRII Machined 6061Y6 Aluminum Sealed Drag Reel. Donated by Mack Martin, Atlanta Fly Fishing School

FISHPOND THUNDERHEAD SUBMERSIBLE CHEST PACK. Donated by Reeves Outdoors, Clayton, GA. Theres a lot more!

To help advertise the items, you can help by sending a photo and writing a brief description of the item, and sending them in so we can get them posted. Send the information in a .jpg photo format or a word / text document. We can always help wordsmith” to aid in describing the item.

BTW – Separate listing with photos and descriptions coming!! Please list a minimum bid, if you have an idea!

Tell us who sent the item in and provide us with your contact information! How we can get the item so that its available to deliver to the winning bidder!

Help us in advertising for the Virtual Rendezvous. Tell your friends, send out emails, help us generate and distribute flyers!

My contact information is below. Please send me information on possible items and Ill be glad to work on getting the item listed and obtained so we can distribute to the winning bidder. We have a great group of seasoned gophers” who are willing to help collect items and get them to a central location.

RAY KING
RENDEZVOUS CHAIR
121 CREEK ROAD
OTTO, NORTH CAROLINA 27863

Home: (828) 3492786 Cell: (828) 3429563

rayking@frontier.com (Home) rking072074@gmail.com rking@tektone.com (Work)page6image40951104page6image40951296page6image40951488

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