September 2019 Newsletter

Author/Angler/Editor Jimmy Jacobs spins yarns at September Chapter Meeting


He's a storyteller, a story writer, a story editor, a storied angler and a story of his own making! Jimmy Jacobs presents himself, his stories and his new book -- Fly Fishing for Peach State Trout -- at the September BRMTU membership meeting, 9-11 am, September 12, at Faith Presbyterian Church, 56 Mountain St., Blue Ridge, GA 30513

BRMTU Improves Access for Disabled Anglers


 Access to the Toccoa River at Tammen Park for disabled anglers was greatly improved a few weeks ago, thanks to a team from BRMTU. Sam Miller, Roger Johnson, Jim Reich and Bob Wetzsteon put their tools and skills together, lowering the rail and creating better fishing sites for disabled anglers and removed the trees that blocked much of the casting room from the deck to the river. Great job, guys! 

Rivers Alive 2019


 Turn your manpower and womanpower into an opportunity to chalk up chapter volunteer points while cleaning up the rivers, streams and lakes in and around Blue Ridge and Fannin County. Opportunities abound at the fall Rivers Alive event,  9 am to 1 pm, Oct. 12 at Tammen Park in Blue Ridge.  Volunteers report at 8:30 am and fan out in all directions to remove/collect trash and debris from area waterways. Team Leader: Sandy Reinauer: 706-455-2886


Shop AmazonSmile and send money to BRMTU


    Whenever shopping at, check out through AmazonSmile and select Blue Ridge Mountain Trout Unlimited as your charity. It costs you nothing and Amazon sends BRMTU a monthly check. 

Casting For Recovery serves 800 cancer survivors


Flip through the 2018 Casting for Recovery Impact Report to see participant testimonials, program highlights, financials and more! National sponsors, donors and volunteers served more than 800 breast cancer survivors nationwide! Read More 

Yeti Supports CleanMyWater


  Premium cooler maker Yeti made these #CleanMyWater logo cups in support of Trout Unlimited and its mission to conserve, protect and restore coldwater fisheries. A few remain for sale while supplies last from Upper Chattahoochee Trout Unlimited in Atlanta. Go to: