Fishing Outings, Activities and Trips, 2022

Southwood Pond, Robert Gillespie, Siouxland Fly Fishing

Saturday January 29 -- Fly tying and our regular monthly meeting at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center.  Fly tying led by Marlin Lessmann from 9 -10 am.  Marlin will be tying a Spinner fly pattern.  The meeting will begin at 10 am.  Member Darwin Gamm will present the program "How to Journal Your Fishing Trips."

Saturday February 26 -- Fly tying and our regular monthly meeting at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center.  Fly tying led by Marlin Lessmann from 9 -10 am.  The pattern Marlin will be tying will be announced in Bob Gillespie's email notice of the meeting. The meeting will begin at 10 am.  Fisherman Paul Malm will present the program, "Toothie Fish."  After the program club members with set the dates, times and locations for club fishing outings for 2022.  Once determined, this information will be added to this website.

Saturday March 26 --  Regular monthly meeting at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. Fly tying led by Marlin Lessmann from 9 -10 am.  The pattern Marlin will be tying will be announced in Bob Gillespie's email notice of the meeting.  The meeting will begin at 10 am.  Angler Dennis Dashner will present the program, "Fishing the North Platte's Miracle Mile", which will update his earlier presentation to the club.

Sunday March 27 --  Our Club's first outing of the year.  We will fish for rainbow trout at Crystal Cove in South Sioux City, NE beginning at 3:00 pm.  This is a public body of water.  A Nebraska fishing license is required.  Click on the map and use the + symbol to see more detail.​  Click on "Directions" to show the route from your location.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday April 13 --  Club fishing outing to Verdigree Creek, Royal Nebraska.  We will be fishing for rainbow and brown trout.  This is about a 95 mile drive.  We will leave Sioux City at 9:00 am and return early evening.  The creek is a small stream.  This is a public fishery.  A Nebraska fishing license is required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday April 30 --  Regular monthly meeting at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. Fly tying led by Marlin Lessmann from 9 -10 am.  The pattern Marlin will be tying will be announced in Bob Gillespie's email notice of the meeting.  The meeting will begin at 10 am. Club member Bob Gillespie will present the DVD, "Casts That Catch Fish."

Wednesday May 4 --  Our first Pond Night.  The Club will fish the pond located just south of C-80 between County Road K-22 and US Highway 75.  This is a private pond and the Club has permission to fish it.  An Iowa fishing license is required.  Members can expect to catch bluegill, bass and crappies.  The Gate will be open at 5:30 pm.  Fish until 8:00 pm.  Click on the map and use the + symbol to see more detail.

 

Saturday May 14 --  The Club will fish the pond(s) at Broken Kettle Grasslands. The Club has permission to fish these private ponds.  An Iowa fishing license is required.  We will meet at the machine shed at 8:00 am and drive up to the ponds.  This is an excellent opportunity to catch large bluegill and good sized bass.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday May 28 --  Fly casting and our regular monthly meeting.  We will have fly casting practice for all interested members at Riverside Park from 9 -10 am. The meeting will begin at 10 am. at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. Club member Charlie Thoman will present the program, "Pressure, Moon Phase and other Predictors of Fishing Success: Science or Science Fiction?"

Sunday May 29 --  The Club's Annual One Fly Contest.  We will meet at the pond at Little Sioux Park just north of Correctionville, IA with the contest starting at 3:00 pm and ending at 5:00 pm.  Contest rules are posted on this website and will be reviewed prior to the start of the event.  This is a pubic area.  An Iowa fishing license is required.

 

 

 

 

Wednesday June 1 -- Pond Night.  The Club will fish the pond located just south of C-80 between County Road K-22 and US Highway 75.  An Iowa fishing license is required.  Members can expect to catch bluegill, bass and crappies.  The Gate will be open at 5:30 pm.  Fish until 8:00 pm.  

Saturday June 25 --  Fly casting and our regular monthly meeting.  We will have fly casting practice for all interested members at Riverside Park from 9 -10 am.    The meeting will begin at 10 am. at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center.  The program is not finalized.  The Club will consider adding fishing outings for July, August and September.

Sunday June 26 --  The Club will fish Kramper Lake just south of Hubbard, Nebraska.  This is a short drive from Sioux City.  Fishing will begin at 8:00 am.  Kramper Lake is a public area.  A Nebraska fishing license is required. Each vehicle entering the park is required to pay a park entry fee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday July 6 -- Pond Night.  The Club will fish the pond located just south of C-80 between County Road K-22 and US Highway 75.  An Iowa fishing license is required.  Members can expect to catch bluegill, bass and crappies.  The Gate will be open at 5:30 pm.  Fish until 8:00 pm. 

Saturday July 30 -- Fly casting and our regular monthly meeting.  We will have fly casting practice for all interested members at Riverside Park from 9 -10 am.    The meeting will begin at 10 am. at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center.  The program is not finalized.

Wednesday August 3 -- Pond Night.  The Club will fish the pond located just south of C-80 between County Road K-22 and US Highway 75.  An Iowa fishing license is required.  Members can expect to catch bluegill, bass and crappies. The Gate will be open at 5:30 pm.  Fish until 8:00 pm. 

Saturday August 27 -- Fly casting and our regular monthly meeting.  We will have fly casting practice for all interested members at Riverside Park from 9 -10 am.    The meeting will begin at 10 am. at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center.  The program is not finalized.

Wednesday September 7 -- Our last Pond Night of the year.  The Club will fish the pond located just south of C-80 between County Road K-22 and US Highway 75.  An Iowa fishing license is required.  Members can expect to catch Blue Gill, Bass and Crappies. The Gate will be open at 5:30 pm.  Fish until 8:00 pm. 

Saturday September 17 -- We begin our fly tying season immediately prior to our regular monthly meeting at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center.  Fly tying led by Marlin Lessmann from 9 -10 am.  The pattern Marlin will be tying will be announced in Bob Gillespie's email notice of the meeting. The program is not finalized.  NOTE: THIS REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING IS ON THE THIRD SATURDAY OF SEPTEMBER WHICH IS A DEPARTURE FROM OUR USUAL DATE DUE TO OTHER NATURE CENTER EVENTS.

Saturday October 29 -- Regular monthly meeting at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. Fly tying led by Marlin Lessmann from 9 -10 am.  The pattern Marlin will be tying will be announced in Bob Gillespie's email notice of the meeting.  The meeting will begin at 10 am. The program is not finalized.

Saturday November 26 -- Regular monthly meeting at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. There will be no fly tying. The meeting will begin at 10 am. The program is Show and Tell (bring fly fishing equipment, materials and ideas for discussion).

Saturday December 17 -- Holiday Party in lieu of regular monthly meeting, 10 am to noon. Coffee and treats will be provided by the Club.