Friday, March 6, 2020

Foothills March Meeting next Thursday, 3/12

There is going to be a change in venue for the March meeting. We are joining the Blairsville group at Unicoi Outfitters for a presentation by Kent Edmonds. Here is the announcement:
Please join us at our monthly meeting next Thursday, March 12, 2020.
This is a very special meeting for a few reasons. First, this will be a joint meeting between GA Foothills Chapter 629 and Chattahoochee Nantahala Chapter 692. And............very important to note: it will be in a different location. The joint meeting will be held at Unicoi Outfitters, 7280 S. Main Street, in Helen, GA.
The presentation will be at a different time than usual -- starting at 6:00 PM. Some of the Chattahoochee Nantahala members were concerned about driving back over the mountain after dark. DST begins this Sunday and the presentation should be over by 6:45PM. That gives plenty of time to get home before dark. Foothills TU's business matters will be discussed after the presentation.
We will have a great presentation by Kent Edmonds, flyfisher, guide, fly tier and Fly Fishers International Certified Casting Instructor who will travel from LaGrange to be with us.
After growing up in western SC and fishing the trout streams of GA and NC, Kent moved to western Georgia over 30 years ago and learned to love the warm water species which can be much larger and just as much fun on a fly rod. During a mid-life crisis in 2001, Kent became a full-time guide.
Kent is the lead instructor at the Fly Fishing School at Habersham Mill in cooperation with Unicoi Outfitters. He is also the author of many widely published articles as well as a fly tying instructor, he is widely known and respected as a shoal bass guru. Although Kent could give great presentations on many subjects ranging from stripers to rigging, tonight he will share insights and expertise on shoal bass fishing.
Everyone is welcome so please invite anyone who might not necessarily be trout fishers, but might enjoy learning more about warm water fly fishing.