Tuesday, February 23, 2010

February fishing reports, Colorado Division of Wildlife

Updated Feb. 10, 2010:  It's going to be ice fishing for a good while yet, and the DOW has provided this latest report on where to go.  Click here.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Where the fish are

Walleye numbers are up at Boyd Lake, Horsetooth has a lot of smallmouth, the Big Thompson has a healthy rainbow and brown trout population and Lonetree holds some big wipers, according to Colorado Division of Wildlife Acquatic Biologist Ben Swigle.  Ben talked at LFC's general meeting on February 16 about the fish surveys he and other DOW employees conducted in late 2009.  The results for these and other lakes and streams across the state can be found by clicking here. 

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

South Dakota walleye fishing June 14-17

Two days of walleye fishing in Lake Francis Case and Lake Sharpe near Chamberlain, South Dakota is set for mid June.  The club will drive to Chamberlain on Monday, June 14, fish Tuesday and Wednesday with guides from Allen's Fishing and Hunting, and drive home on Thursday.  A $50 deposit is required; contact Bob Scott or Frank Zupanc.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Club helps with Loveland Kids Day Wednesday, March 3

Club members will demonstrate casting and other fishing techniques to attendees of the annual Kids day event that runs from 1 to 4 p.m. March 3.  The day's activities will be held around Foote Lagoon near the Chilson Center.  For more information, contact George Kral.

Loveland Police Kids Fishing Derby is Saturday, June 4

LFC will again be a major sponsor of the Kids' Derby at North Lake Park, a one-day event this year rather than two.  The fish will be dropped in the Duck Pond on Friday, June 4 and the derby runs from 7 a.m. to 5 p .m. Saturday.  We'll arrive at 6 a.m. for setup.  Watch this blog for updates on our plans for this great community event.  Here are photos from the 2009 derby.

Colorado Walleyes Expo is March 21

The annual event by the Colorado Walleyes Association will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 21, at the Jeffersoun County Fairgrounds, West 6th Avenue, Golden.  Admission is $5; anglers 15 and under and their accompanying adult are admitted from.  Here's the link for more information.

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Sunday, February 7, 2010

Still time to sign up for May's Blue Mesa trip

Prompted by previous success, this year's trip to Blue Mesa Reservoir looks to be the largest overnight outing in club history, with 23 club members already signed up.

Organizer of the trip, LFC Vice President Ray Park, says there's still time to sign up, but he needs to know very soon to ensure accommodations.  So if you want to go, contact Ray at RAPark63@comcast.net as soon as possible, and also tell him whether you'll be taking a boat or wish to share a cabin.  (more)