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June 2017
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  • June 3: Kids Free Fishing Fest at Redfeather Lakes
    Colorado Parks and Wildlife with the U.S. Forest Service and Rocky Mountain Flycasters help put together an amazing fishing opportunity for the whole family on Colorado Free Fishing Day. Register your children to fish West Lake at Redfeather Lakes with the help of USFS, CPW, and RMF. Space is limited so families should register soon with usfs_clrd_kids_fishing.eventbrite.co.uk.
    RMF volunteers are needed to help with youngsters fishing with spinning rods, contact Lee Evans.
  • June 3: Poudre RiverFest at the Oxbow
    The Poudre RiverFest is a free, family-friendly festival that celebrates and educates people about the Cache la Poudre River as an important natural resource. It features a variety of activities for people to explore the role of the river as an important habitat for wildlife, a recreation area and a source for clean drinking water. Educational and volunteer activities take place throughout the day with a culminating celebration in the afternoon. Rocky Mountain Flycasters Trout Unlimited Chapter will again be an Exhibitor at this year’s Festival. RMF will host activities and needs volunteers to share staffing several shifts at our booth.
    Before June 3, see the home page for more details and contact Dennis Cook to volunteer.
  • June 14: 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.
  • June 24: Rocky Mountain Flycasters go to Lake Agnes and Joe Wright Reservoir
    High alpine lake fishing for beautiful cutthroat at Lake Agnes near the continental divide during the day followed by fishing the Joe Wright Reservoir in the evening for grayling.

Note of the Day:

I also strongly recommend fine round Gut in preference to Hair at this season [April], on account of the size and weight of the “large hooks” on which the Brown Drake requires to be dressed; and which Hair will not retain so safely as Gut; and also, though you may probably rise more fish with Hair, yet taking the breakages you are liable to by using it, and the loss and hinderance you suffer thereby, especially if broken in the midst of a feed, which perhaps does not last above a quarter of an hour, taking these matters into consideration, I have long since arrived at the conclusion that Gut is much better for Spring fishing than Hair.
R. Lakeland., 1858, The Teesdale Angler, (Horse Market, R. Barker, Printer, Barnard Castle-iBooks version), p. 57.

Last updated on 06 Jan, 2020