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Rocky Mtn Flycasters Trout Unlimited Chapter
Saturday, July 21st
West Lake, Day-use Area…at Red Feather
8:00am – 1:30pm

More volunteers are needed for this fun event, and RMF is an official partner with the Forest Service and several other organizations. (We can also make some plans to wet a line together afterward!) Car pooling will be coordinated for those who request, and additional volunteers details will be provided the first week in July. In any case, we’ll all have a good time helping a bunch of excited youngsters spin cast, untangle lines and land fish. Contact Coordinator Dennis Cook at 372-9229 or .

Members are encouraged to bring your kids and grandkids and make a memorable picnic day of it! Space is limited for between 50-100 kids ages 15 and younger, and each will go home sporting a free, new spinning rod & reel. Youths must be accompanied by and adult and the whole family is invited. Those ages 16 or older require a fishing license.

Register by July 16th by email to with the number of participants, youths ages, and contact information.

Driving directions: West Lake Day-use Area is located just off Red Feather Lakes Road (CR 74E). Drive about 21 miles North from Fort Collins on U.S. Highway 287. Turn West onto Red Feather Lakes Road (CR 74E) and drive about 22 miles. Turn North onto Dowdy Lake Road and West Lake is immediately on your right, with the Day-Use Area along its North shore.

Check-in begins at 8:00am, and all the fishy facts activities and fun begin at 8:30 and continue through 1:30pm. Be sure to bring water, lunch, sun screen and buy spray. Adults and older youths who plan to fish also bring along fishing gear, and a cooler if you want to keep your catch. Some fish cleaning provision will be available.