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Last Cast | Moose on the Loose

Last Cast Moose on the Loose | Jeff Jones | Back in the late 90s and into the early 2000s, my family often visited a friend’s cabin on the Conejos, and almost every time we went up there, we’d stop at the now closed Fox Creek store and I’d ask what flies were working...

September | A Note from the Editor

We always like to include pictures in the newsletter. If you have some good ones that you are willing to share, please email them to mbjones@adams.edu.  In addition to pictures, the editor would like to receive stories that could be featured in the Last Cast portion...

September | Member News

Welcome to a member who just transferred in:  Gary Kissick! Thanks to our renewing members and contributors: Michael Blenden, James Callard, Bob Irvine, Mark Konishi, Al Lujan, Dennis Ortiz, Stan Price, Matthew Sanford, Larry Sveum, and Errol Sweetser! If your name...

September | A Few Lines from the President

I hope all of you have had a fun and eventful summer! It has been kind of a wild ride with the above normal snowpack and runoff this season. It was exciting to see all the water in the rivers after last year’s seriously dry conditions. The fishing season got off to a...

Raft Raffle and Golf/Fish Tournament

According to Joel Condren, there are still about 13 tickets left for the chapter's fishing raft raffle.  The winning ticket will be drawn on Saturday, September 21.  You need not be present to win.  The Golf and Fishing Tournament, also scheduled for September 21, has...

September | Project News

As you were informed in earlier communications, two of our bigger projects for this summer were cancelled.  The first phase of the reintroduction of Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout in Sand Lakes and Sand Creek, at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, was...

September | Chapter News

As you were informed in earlier communications, two of our bigger projects for this summer were cancelled.  The first phase of the reintroduction of Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout in Sand Lakes and Sand Creek, at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, was...

September 2019 | Program #2

#2: Summer Fishing
By You
Bring a favorite picture and/or story about your fishing adventures this summer. If you have a picture in some digital format (preferably on a flash drive or computer), we should be able to project it on the screen for all to view.

Stream Management Plan Community Meetings Announced!

The Rio Grande Headwaters Restoration Project is hosting a series of community meetings regarding Stream Management Plans (SMPs). We want to hear your thoughts, concerns, and values surrounding the Rio Grande, Conejos River, and Saguache Creek. Please join us at...

This Month’s Program | April 2019

Annual Fundraising Auction Make a point to provoke your curiosity by coming to see fishing rods in cases (see quote above), along with numerous other items available for your bidding pleasure at our only fundraising event of the year!  Doors officially open at 6 pm...

April | A Note from the Editor

We always like to include pictures in the newsletter. If you have some good ones that you are willing to share, please email them to mbjones@adams.edu. In addition to pictures, the editor would like to receive stories that could be featured in the Last Cast portion of...

April | A Few Lines from the President

What a difference from last April! A year ago we were all just hoping for one big snow storm to give us a little relief from a very dry winter. That storm never materialized and we endured one of the driest summers in years. This April we are looking at a snowpack...

Auction Sneak Peek!

Annual Fundraising Auction Make a point to provoke your curiosity by coming to see fishing rods in cases (see quote above), along with numerous other items available for your bidding pleasure at our only fundraising event of the year! Doors officially open at 6 pm...

April | Member News

April | Member News Welcome to a member who just transferred in:  Jeffrey Hewitt! Thanks to our renewing members and contributors: Raymond Johnson, Joe Kolupke, Roger Thompson, Steve Vandiver, and Suzy Woodward! If your name appears here, your membership is about to...

Chapter News – April 2019

Chapter News - April 2019 Last Month's Meeting There was a great turnout for Rain Reich's presentation on proper catch and release techniques.  Some of the key points were to keep the fish as wet as possible (wet your hands before touching the fish, try to keep the...

March | Member News

March | Member News Welcome to our new members: Andrew Atchley and Brian Heersink!Welcome to a member who just transferred in: Robert Palmer! Thanks to our renewing members and contributors: Rob Benson, Frank Bowie, Jan Crawford, Donna Cryer, Lyle Hood, John Rawinski,...

March | A Few Lines from the President

“How’s the ice on the Rio Grande?”, “Do you know what the ice on Conejos is looking like?”, “Do ya think the rivers will open up soon?” Pretty much everyone I run into lately that likes to fish any at all is asking the same questions. Nothing like a few warm and sunny...

Regional Science Fair

Most of you know that for the past several years, our chapter has supported the SLV Regional Science Fair by providing awards for two projects that focus on our mission of protecting and preserving coldwater resources. This year, the projects selected for our awards...

Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Update

Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Update (Feb. 26, 2019) Denver, Colo. – The Land and Water Conservation Fund is now one step closer to being permanently re-authorized. With a vote of 363 to 62, the US House of Representatives passed the Natural Resources...

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