Fishing Outings, Activities and Trips, 2021

Southwood Pond, Robert Gillespie, Siouxland Fly Fishing

January Regular monthly meeting:  cancelled due to Covid 19 pandemic restrictions.  

February Regular monthly meeting: cancelled due to Covid 19 pandemic restrictions.  

Saturday March 20 --  First Club outing in 2021.  We will fish for Rainbow Trout at Crystal Cove in South Sioux City, NE.  Nebraska fishing license required.  3:00 pm - 6 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday March 27 -- Regular monthly meeting: Location and program to be determined.  The club is working with Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center to resume our monthly meetings there as soon as possible.

Tuesday April 20 -- 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.  8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Bring a sack lunch.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 24 -- Regular monthly meeting: Location and program to be determined.  The club is working with Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center to resume our monthly meetings there as soon as possible.

Wednesday May 5 --  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.  Iowa fishing license 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.  

Sunday May 16  -- 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 on this day only.  Iowa fishing license required.

 

Saturday May 29  Regular monthly meeting date with fly casting at Riverside Park, 9 am to 9:50 am.  WE ARE BACK AT DOROTHY PECAUT NATURE CENTER FOR OUR MONTHLY MEETINGS.  The meeting begins at 10:00 am.  The program this month:  "Fly Casting in the Wind" presented by Bob Gillespie

NEW DATE -- Sunday June 6 The annual One Fly Fishing Event for the coveted Corn Guppy trophy.  This 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.  Bring a sack lunch.  For more information on this event see the One Fly/Corn Guppy page on this website.

Wednesday June 2 -- Pond Night C-80 -- fish 5:30 pm to dark.

Saturday June 12 -- The Club will fish Kramper Lake, just southeast of Hubbard, NE.  This is a very short drive from Sioux City. 8 am to11 am.  A park entry fee of $7 per vehicle is charged for Nebraska residents.  All others must pay $8 per vehicle.  Car pooling is encouraged

Saturday June 26 -- Regular monthly meeting date with fly casting at Riverside Park, 9 am to 9:50 am.  The meeting will begin at 10:00 am at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center.  Larry Myhre, will present this month's program, entitled "Framing Flies for Display."

Wednesday July 7 -- Pond Night at C-80 pond -- fish from 5:30 pm until dark.

Saturday July 10 --  The Club will fish Powder Creek Wildlife Management Area, Dixon County, Nebraska.  8 am to noon.  Nebraska fishing license required.  Check with Bob G. for driving directions.

 

 

Saturday July 31 --Regular monthly meeting date with fly casting at Riverside Park, 9 am to 9:50 am.  The meeting begins at10:00 am at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center.  Steve Horswell will present the program, "Determining Line and Rod Weight."

Wednesday August 4 -- Pond Night at C-80 pond --fish from 5:30 until dark.

Saturday August 14 --  Club outing to fish Browns Lake 8 am to noon. Iowa fishing license required.

Saturday August 28 --  Regular monthly meeting date with fly casting at Riverside Park, 9 am to 9:50 am. The monthly meeting begins at 10:00 am at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center.  The program will be a will be a fly tying demonstration by  Marlin Lessmann. 

Wednesday September 1 -- Pond Night C-80 -- fish from 5:30 pm to dark-- Last Pond Night of the year.

Saturday September 25-- Regular monthly meeting date.  Fly tying from 9 am to 10 am at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center followed immediately by our monthly meeting.  Charlie Thoman will present a program entitled, "Designing Your Own Fly."  

Saturday October 30 -- Regular monthly meeting date.  Fly tying from 9 am to 10 am, at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center followed immediately by our monthly meeting.  For our program this month we will view a very entertaining video entitled, "The Rocky Mountain Fly Highway" narrated by Tom Skerritt.  It lays out a fishing trip of a lifetime following 500 miles of US Highway 20.  Note:  it does not begin at Crystal Cove -- but it should.

Saturday November 27 -- Regular monthly meeting at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center beginning at 10:00 am.  The prrogram: Show and Tell (bring fly fishing equipment, materials and ideas for discussion).

Saturday December18 -- Holiday Party in lieu of regular monthly meeting, 10 am to noon. Coffee and treats will be provided by the Club.