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.

  • New Kiosks at Burrell’s Ford

    The Rabun Chapter recently donated funds to help pay for a new kiosk to be located at the Burrells Ford Bridge, near the trailhead to Ellicotts Rock. The kiosk will encourage visitors to practice “Leave No Trace” outdoor recreation. Read more here.





2023 Dream Trip Tickets Now On Sale

Details here.

• 5 days hosted fishing / 6 nights lodging in Idaho July 23-28

• $500 total in travel expenses

• Each winner receives a float trip on the Madison River, plus choice of Winston AIR 3 wt. – 6 wt. or BILL-x 4 wt. – 8 wt. fly rod. Fly reel with Scientific Anglers or Winston Energy Fly Line and a fly box and flies for the trip.

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!


Special Award to Terry Rivers

During the Fall Chapter Campout, Vice Prez Tammy presented Terry Rivers with a special award in recognition for all his hard work in coordinating the Chapter Campouts, including setting up and taking down the shelters and planning the meals. Tammy presents a Thank You card signed by all the campers and a $20 gift certificate for Burger King. Terry can use the certificate at his daily morning old men coffee klatches at Burger King! Thank you, Terry!


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