Friday, January 28, 2011

The Forgetful Angler: LFC's February Newsletter

In this issue:  Latest local fishing news!
  • Fishing rules changing for Horsetooth, Carter, Lon Hagler, Big Thompson Ponds
  • New DOW surveys:  Good walleye & yellow perch populations at Boyd, poor white bass
  • Special report on how and when we volunteer
(Editor's note:  The following was compiled with the aid of DOW Biologist Ben Swigle and District Wildlife Manager Aimee Ryel.  Any misinterpretation is strictly the fault of the editor) 

Fishing rules changing on area lakes

Revised Colorado Division of Wildlife fishing regulations that went into effect Jan. 1, 2011, include major changes for some area lakes, including ones intended to improve the general fishing population at Carter and Horsetooth by cutting down on the problem that's become known as "too many teeth in the water."  And bass anglers should welcome the new rules at Lon Hagler and Big Thompson Ponds. Here are the changes: 

Monday, January 24, 2011

Learn to ice fish with DOW at Sportsmen's Warehouse

Interested in learning how to ice fish?  You're invited to join DOW Wildlife Officer Jason Duetsch for a free, informative seminar, Friday, February 4 at Sportsmen's in Loveland, 1675 Rocky Mountain Ave.

SIGN UP: To register please e-mail or call (303) 291-7291 and leave a message with names, address and phone number to register.  Spaces are limited to 50 people so register early! 

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Allison Kincaid at (303) 291-7291 OR

Saturday, January 22, 2011

2011 Club officers installed at annual dinner

 Ray Park was elected president of the Loveland Fishing Club for 2011 at the annual dinner Jan. 21 at Chilson Center, succeeding John Gwinnup. 

Dave Boyle was named vice president.  Dave Harem continues as club treasurer and Jim Roode will continue as secretary. 

Friday, January 21, 2011

Antero trip photos!

Several club members traveled to Colorado's Lake Antero with LakeIceUSA. For a look at some of the catch, click here:

The club is also planning a pike fishing trip with LakeIceUSA Feb. 6-9 at a private ranch in western Nebraska.  For information, contact Norm Engelbrecht.