Fishing Outings, Activities and Trips, 2019
Southwood Pond, Robert Gillespie, Siouxland Fly Fishing
Saturday January 26 -- Regular monthly meeting. Program: Daryl Bauer, Fisheries Outreach Program Manager for the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission will discuss fishing opportunities throughout Nebraska and focus on Nebraska's Trout Slam challenge.
Saturday February 23 -- Regular monthly meeting. Program: We will create the 2019 calendar of programs, outings and trips.
March 28-30, 2019 -- The 20th Annual Sowbug Roundup, Mountain Home AR.
Saturday March 30 -- Regular monthly meeting. Program: Lefty Kreh's excellent DVD on casting techniques.
Saturday April 13 -- First Club fishing outing in 2019. Fish Crystal Cove in South Sioux City, NE for Rainbow Trout, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Nebraska fishing license required.
Tuesday April 23 -- The Club will do a midweek outing, fishing Verdigre Creek near Royal, Nebraska. It is suggested that those who fish this outing car pool. Given the distance to the creek, this will be an all day affair. Those interested should contact Bob Gillespie or Charlie Thoman for further information.
Saturday April 27 -- Regular monthly meeting. Program: Larry Myhre will given a presentation entitled, "Photography for the Fly Fisherman."
Wednesday May 1 -- First Pond Night of the 2018 season at C-80. 5:30 to dark. This is a private pond which the Club has permission to fish. The pond is not open to the public. View the Google map in satellite view for better understanding of the location. Turn south onto the gated dirt track lane across C-80 from Gypsum. It is a downhill track to the pond.
Friday May 3 -- Casting for Recovery at Ponca State Park. 8 am to 2 pm. this is an opportunity for interested fly anglers to work with and instruct breast cancer survivors in the art of fly fishing.
Saturday May 4 -- Fish Browns Lake, targeting Crappies. 3pm to 6 pm.
Saturday May 11 -- Crystal Cove cleanup. Volunteers will meet at Crystal Cove at 9:00 am and finish the cleanup between 10:00 and 11:00 am. Tools and trash bags will be provided. Wear boots. Fish the Cove afterwards if you are so inclined.
Saturday May 18 -- Fish the Broken Kettle ponds. Meet at the shed at 8:00 am sharp. Fish until noon. These are privately owned. The Club has permission to fish the ponds.
Saturday May 25 -- Regular monthly meeting. Practice fly casting at Riverside Park 9:00 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. Meeting and Program at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. Program: We will finish the Lefty Kreh flycasting DVD.
Sunday June 2 -- The annual One Fly Fishing Event for the coveted Corn Guppy trophy. This year the event will be held at the pond in Little Sioux Park, just south of Correctionville Iowa, beginning at 3:00 pm and concluding at 5 pm. This is a new fishery for our Club outings. For more information see the One Fly/Corn Guppy page on this website.
Wednesday June 5 -- Pond Night C-80 -- fish 5:30 pm to dark.
Saturday June 15 -- The Club will fish Kramper Lake, just southeast of Hubbard, NE. This is a very short drive from Sioux City. 3 pm to 6 pm.
Saturday June 29 -- Regular monthly meeting. Fly casting at Riverside Park, 9 am to 9:50 am. Program: Dave Klein will discuss fly fishing with sinking fly line.
Wednesday July 3 -- Pond Night at C-80 pond -- fish from 5:30 pm until dark.
Saturday July 13 -- The Club will fish Midway Park Lake, 3 miles northeast of Moville,IA. Another new location for the club and an easy drive from Sioux City, so an early start: 7 am to 10 am.
Saturday July 27 -- Regular monthly meeting. Fly casting 9:00 am to 9:50 am at Riverside Park. Program: Bob Gillespie cover the topic of reading trout water.
Wednesday August 7 -- Pond Night at C-80 pond --fish from 5:30 until dark.
Saturday August 10 -- Club outing to fish the pond at Heenda Hills State Preserve, about 2.5 miles north of the west entrance to Stone State Park on highway 12. There is a small pull off for parking on the east side of highway 12. This is our third new fishery for Club outings. Again fishing nearby and early to avoid the heat of the day. 7 am to 10 am.
Saturday August 31 --Regular monthly meeting. Practice fly casting at Riverside Park 9:00 a.m. to 9:50 p.m. Meeting and Program at Dorothy Pecuat Nature Center. Program: To be announced.
Wednesday September 4 -- Pond Night C-80 -- fish from 5:30 pm to dark-- Last Pond Night of the year.
Thursday September 5 - Monday September 9 -- We have resurrected our annual Black Hills fishing trip this year. Keep these dates in mind. A canvas of interested members will be taken at the regular monthly meeting in July and confirmed at our regular monthly meeting in August.
Saturday September 21 -- Nature Calls, an annual fund raiser fo Pecaut Nature Center.
Saturday September 21 -- Missouri River Expo, Ponca State Park, Ponca, NE -- 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday September 22 -- Missouri River Expo, Ponca State Park, Ponca, NE. -- 9 am to 5 pm
Saturday September 28 -- Regular monthly meeting. Fly tying 9am to 10 am. Program: To be announced.
Saturday October 26 -- Regular monthly meeting. Fly tying 9am to 10 am. Program: To be announced.
Saturday November 30 -- Regular monthly meeting -- Program: Show and Tell (bring fly fishing equipment, materials and ideas for discussion).
Saturday December 7 -- Holiday Party in lieu of regular monthly meeting, 10 am to noon. Treats and coffee will be provided by the Club.