Monday, December 21, 2015

Healing Waters Project at Nacoochee Bend

Take a look at coverage of the Healing Waters Event at t|he Nacoochee Bend that was supported by our chapter....

Smithgall Woods and Nearby DNR Events


Sunday, December 20, 2015

2016 Rabun Rendezvous

January 23, 2016 are the dates for the 29th Annual Rabun Rendezvous to be held by the Rabun Chapter of Trout Unlimited at the “New” Dillard House Conference Center, located behind the Dillard House in Dillard, Georgia. Everyone who is interested in protecting our cold water resources, including their families, friends, and all who love clean, cold streams, trout, and trout fishing.
The social begin about 5 o’clock PM folks will start gathering to “pick the pig” and enjoy the rocking chairs on the porch of the Conference Center. There will be snack trays of cheeses, crackers, veggies with dips, and fruits. Soft drinks and ice will be available. If you want something stronger, better bring it yourself. (BYOB).
There will also be a fire inside to warm your buns. The Foxfire Boys with their famous bluegrass music will begin at 5 pm. Dinner choices are fish, chicken, and pork with all the side dishes and desserts that have made the Dillard House so famous will be served about 6:30. It’s a serve yourself buffet, so you will not leave hungry. The cost is $33 for adults, $25 for those under age 15. Cash, checks, VISA, or MasterCard. They don’t do advanced tickets; just pay at the door.
The Dillard House has set special rates for rooms starting at $69 (plus tax) for those who call and tell them you’re attending the Trout Unlimited Rabun Rendezvous. Call 706-746-5348 or toll free at 1-800-541-0671. Check out the Dillard House website here. Also Mountain Aire Cottages on North Main Street in Clayton is giving special rates for TU folks. Call them at 706-782-9568. You can view their website here.

Bass Pro Fly Rod Clearance one week only



27 December through 3 January the attached list of fly rods go on clearance at the reduced price for one week only. Clearance price will only ring up 27th-3.


Friday, December 18, 2015

Smithgall Woods Volunteers Needed

list of program opportunities coming up in the near future. Some slots already have volunteers in them. If you are that volunteer and need to change your availability, please let me know. If you are interested in a vacant volunteering slot, also let me know

Kathy Church
kathy.church@dnr.ga.gov


Friday, December 11, 2015

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

December Monthly Meeting

Foothills December Meeting           
        
ATTENTION: We are moving our monthly meeting back to the United Community Bank in Clarkesville, Georgia for the December meeting. We will be back to meeting at "Hawg Wild" in January

For the meeting this month, we are going to do things just a little bit different and having an activity. We are going to have a nice relaxing meeting tying flies with Jake and others providing instructions. This a great time to try this out if you haven't before or to showcase you talents as a fly tier to others in the chapter.
 
Social time starts at 6:00 with general meeting starting at 6:30 and the tying session starting shortly thereafter. Be sure to bring your vice and materials if you have your own.
 
We hope to see you this Thursday.
 
Date: 12/10/15
Time: 6:30 P.M.
Location: United Community Bank, 468 W. Louise Street, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523 

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Foothills monthly meeting this Thursday, December 10th

Foothills monthly meeting this Thursday at the United Community Bank in Clarkesville....
468 W Louise St
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Social time starts at 6pm with meeting starting at 6:30pm with an activity following. We will all be tying flys with Jake providing instructions.

NOTE: We will be back to meeting at "Hawg Wild" in January