October 2019

This month: Rivers Alive!

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(In lieu of monthly chapter meeting)


Community clean-up of local streams, rivers, lakes to maintain stream and river water quality for further generations to conserve, value and enjoy. More info to be announced. 

Team Leader: Sandy Reinauer: 706-455-2886

VOLUNTEERS LINK: Click here

Fly Anglers in Training!

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David Hulsey of Noontootla Creek Farms, with support from BRMTU, recently  trained several members of 

the Young Harris chapter of 5 Rivers. 

You can support 5 Rivers with your purchase of a long sleeve performance wear chapter shirts. $25. Send your name, shirt size and your preferred payment type (cash or check) to emhowell@yhc.edu.  

Order deadline: Oct. 4. 

     


Trout in the Classroom

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    BRMTU's Trout in the Classroom school project at Fannin Middle School 

is growing up!

 Hatched from eggs, the young trout are swimming nicely and feeding well. 

Great job to all involved!

Who's Fishing?

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Who's fishing? Not many of us, that's who! Water conditions appear to be the worst of the year -- low flows and high temperatures on most of the trout waters in and around Fannin County. Your best bet right now likely is the cool flow of the Toccoa River tailwater at Blue Ridge Dam. Lake turnover and water releases (or the lack thereof) can/will diminish success on any given day. Know the powerhouse schedule anytime you step onto the water or float a stretch.  Bring on the cool weather!

Project Chimps and BRMTU

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     BRMTU gained 23 new members while   supporting the DISCOVER DAYS event at the Project Chimps preserve near Blue Ridge. Project Chimps provides lifelong care to former research chimpanzees at its 236-acre forested sanctuary in the Blue Ridge Mountains. With your donations you can help get them from the lab to their forever home. Learn more online at  ProjectChimps.org