Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Healing Waters Donations at Unicoi Outfitters

There is a Fly Fishing Gear Box located at Unicoi Outfitters for donations to the Healing Waters program for our Veterans. Please drop by and contribute any new or used items to benefit the program.... thanks

Friday, December 9, 2016

Casting for Recovery Donation Challange

Beverly Booth from "Casting for Recovery"  was our guest speaker at our monthly meeting last night. This program provides retreats for women with any diagnosis of breast cancer in any stage of treatment or recovery. The Georgia program sponsors a weekend retreat at our local Smithgall Woods and fly fishing activity at the Nacoochee Bend (Unicoi Outfitters). This annual event is provided to these women totally free.

Application is on-line at

Our TU chapter donated $2500 toward the expense of this program and challenge other TU's to do the same. Rabun Chapter of Trout Unlimited Blue Ridge Mountain Trout Unlimited #696 Oconee River Chapter of Trout Unlimited Upper Chattahoochee Trout Unlimited Georgia Trout Unlimited Gold Rush Chapter

The photo is the Foothills president, Bruce Johnson handing the check to Beverly Booth.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Foothills December Mothly Meeting

Our guest speaker this month is Beverly Booth.  Beverly is the Program Coordinator for Casting for Recovery - Georgia

The mission of Casting for Recovery is to enhance the quality of life of women with breast cancer through a unique program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of fly fishing. The retreats offer opportunities for women to find inspiration, discover renewed energy for life and experience healing connections with other women and nature. Casting for Recovery’s retreats are open to breast cancer survivors of all ages, in all stages of treatment and recovery, and are free to participants.

Foothills monthly meeting is Thursday, December 8th  at the United Community Bank located at 468 W Louise St in Clarksville. As usual, begin at 6:30 PM with our program starting at 7:00 PM.  We hope you'll join us and BRING A FRIEND!