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Jerry Pelis leads “Who Eats Who in the Stream”
Jerry Pelis leads “Who Eats Who in the Stream”
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  • April 8: RMF Board Meeting will be held by teleconference at 6:00 PM. Members are welcome to attend any board meeting. Check with a Board Member for the meeting location and/or agenda.
  • April 10: Fishing Gray Reef on the North Platte River
    Group trip RESCHEDULED for October 2-4 Ben Zomer hosts this three day trip into Wyoming. Ben was able to reserve cabins for fishers. It should be a terrific trip as a number of people are repeating the adventure.

    Contact host Ben Zomer to make your reservation and make a deposit.
  • April 13: Medina's Crossing Planting Day
    Medina Crossing
    Medina's Crossing work site
    Big Thompson Watershed Coalition will lead volunteers through a native plant planting day at Medina's Crossing, a city owned property that will be opened to the public once work is complete.
    This planting day event will be for Hach employees and RMF volunteers. It may be open to some general public volunteers as well, if desired. This planting day will take place at Medina's Crossing, a city property across from Namaqua Park in Loveland, CO. The site underwent a large river restoration project and still needs revegetation work. Volunteers will assist in the planting of native plants at the project site for approximately 3 hours on Earth Day 2020.
    Email Will Davis or phone (970) 800-1126 to volunteer.
  • April 15: Virtual April Membership Meeting!
    Matt Fairchild of the U.S. Forest Service will present Greenback Cutthroat Trout Restoration Across the Front Range of Colorado. At 6:30, Frank Bub will tie up some mini leeches made popuar by Landon Mayer. 7:00 pm, General meeting begins with a few short announcements. 7:10 pm Matt Fairchild will begin his presentation.
     
    Join us with Zoom. It is best if you download the Zoom software from zoom.us prior to the meeting. You might want to give it a try before the meeting. Then, to join our Zoom meeting click on this April Zoom meeting link. This link will take you directly in to the meeting without the need to enter a password.
     
    If you choose to join another way, you will need to enter the meeting ID and password:
    Meeting ID: 975 658 555
    Password: 035254
     
    Try to connect using your computer, but if that doesn’t work, call 877 853 5247 Toll-free to join by phone. (You will need to enter the meeting ID and password above if joining by phone). This may help if your internet connection is slow or weak.
     
    Shutting down other computer applications may also help Zoom run faster on your computer.
     
    To understand the attendee controls see this Zoom Support link. Everyone will be muted during the announcements and Matt's presentation and then we will solicit questions.
     
    Hope to see you all there!
    —Mickey McGuire
  • April 22: CO fish
    Dennis Cook with Colorado fish
    Greeley Water Fest
    Rescheduled for October 21, 2020 Rocky Mountain Flycasters teams up with local school districts to present a cold water conservation game called “Who Eats Who at the Stream.” This interactive “game” introduces young students to cold water conservation concepts. It is great fun for students and presenters so find out more and sign up to take part. See Water Fests for more information and to take an active part in reaching these young people.
  • April 24: CTU Rendezvous in Glenwood Springs
    Postponed until October 23-25
    Annual Colorado Trout Unlimited Rendezvous with membership meeting and elections, special workshops. Join fellow TU members (new and old), outdoor professionals, guides, educators, and conservation groups for a weekend not to be missed.
  • April 25: CTU Rendezvous in Glenwood Springs
    Postponed until October 23-25
    Annual Colorado Trout Unlimited Rendezvous continues.
  • April 25: Volunteer Orientation Meeting Postponed until a later date
    This Meeting will provide you an opportunity to meet and speak with our Project Coordinators and learn about upcoming volunteer projects and leadership position opportunities with Rocky Mountain Flycasters Chapter of Trout Unlimited.
    Time and location to be determined.
  • April 29: Fish the Green River and Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge
    Mark Miller
    Mark Miller with rainbow
    For the second year in a row, Mark Miller will lead a group to the Green and Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge for some special fish. See the story and video from the 2019 trip. See other trips on our Let’s Go Fishing page. Host: Mark Miller. Camping is the name of the game for this trip.

Note of the Day:

You can often locate a hatch of May flies on a stream by the swallows collecting in the area to feed on them.
Herter, George Leonard, 1955, Professional Fly Tying and Tackle Making. (Waseca, MN: Brown), p. 149.

Last updated on 06 Jan, 2020