- December 3: Colorado Stream Restoration Network Workshop: stream ecology, habitat structure and function
The goal of the CSRN is "to raise awareness for each of us working in and for Colorado streams on what each area of expertise entails and when it is needed. Reducing the unknown while increasing the comfort level with topics that we don’t understand is a great way to bring down barriers to working together".
At the workshop (registration still pending) you will learn what engineers look at when they conduct stream analyses...what are they solving for and why, what tools do they use, and what tools are new and can be leveraged together in new ways to improve stream restoration projects.
- December 9: Board Meeting at 7:00 PM. Members are welcome to attend any board meeting. Check with a Board Member for the meeting location and/or agenda.
- December 11: RMF Annual Holiday Party
Join with us in sharing some holiday cheer. Rocky Mountain Flycasters will host a Holiday Party on Friday, December 11th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This festive occasion starts off with social time and a cash bar, followed by a wide variety of hors d’œuvres. We will also have a Fly Tree raffle so bring a few flies to share and hang on the trees. We will also be having our infamous White Elephant Gift Exchange. (One hopes that gorgeous fish lamp will return to be part of the exchange.) We will be raffling off one of our excellent rods also.
This is the one holiday party you don’t want to miss—a highlight of the season with fun, food, and friends. Be sure to be there and bring your spouse or significant other.
Ticket information is available now at Holiday Party 2015. Get your tickets online soon! Tickets at the door will be at an increased price.
Note of the Day:
In the last pool of Ettrick, the water flowed by a steep bank, and, if you cast almost on to the further side, you were perfectly safe to get fish, even when the river was very low. The flies used, three on a cast, were small and dusky, hare’s ear and woodcock wing, black palmers, or, as Stoddart sings,
Wee dour looking hulks are the thing,
Mouse body and laverock wing.
Lang, Andrew, 1895, A Border Boyhood from Angling Sketches, (Longmans, Green, and Co.,—eBooks version #2022).