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President’s Beat

Messages from the President of Rocky Mountain Flycasters.

March 23, 2008

Ken Eis

Presidents Beat

Well, the Poudre and Big T are fishing well. Clear low water is already stimulating dry fly action until the Spring runoff dumps cold ice melt into our front range rivers. So get out and enjoy the sport.

The Chapter is getting active with a June Big T river cleanup and the Behnke raffle. We hope you will all participate. If you can’t help with the cleanup a $20 raffle ticket will help support a graduate student in fish biology. There is no better way to support TU’s mission in cold water resources.

This biggest activities in the chapter in the last 6 months have been in river access and the various Environmental Impact Studies (EIS) associated with the new Glade and upgrades to Haligan/Seamen reservoirs. TU has successfully stood for requiring the proponents of the Glade project (NISP) to amend their EIS to improve the impact analysis and the requirements analysis for water in the future. Both areas were poorly developed in the initial EIS. Your chapter and Colorado TU have spend a lot of time on these issues and no other activity in the history of the Colorado front range will have more impact on your fishing opportunities or cold water resources. Keep up to speed on these dam projects, and their potential impacts on your sport.

The Big T river access issue is another contentious activity we are engaged in. The Big Thompson flood caused the Federal government to buy up properties along the Big T that were too dangerous to build structures on. The land was given to Larimer County to manage. Recently the County has desided to sell off certain parts of these numerous parcels of land so they can make money and not have any liability. Your chapter and the Loveland Fishing Club have been active in trying to keep public access to fishing unaffected by these "Land deals". Unlike other public access wars this is not a "takings" issue because the land is owned and fishing access assured by Larimer County. In this case private owners want to buy the river bank land fragments and deny public fishing access. If you have an opinion on this issue let the Larimer County Commissioners know.

Ken Eis

Previous Messages

May 21, 2014 - State of the Chapter - Dick Jefferies, President
So far Rocky Mountain Flycasters has been a journey, and story, of success that spans three decades.…(read more)

January 7, 2014 - Dick Jefferies, President
Ice off! It’s the call of the fly fisher….(read more)

May 15, 2013 - State of the Chapter - Dick Jefferies
When you leave here tonight do so knowing this chapter is in good shape….(read more)

January 11, 2013 - Dick Jefferies
It is most definitely that time of year!! It’s that time when…(read more)

November 12, 2012 - Dick Jefferies
Even though Mother Nature is reminding us what is just around the corner…(read more)

June 27, 2012 - Dick Jefferies
…conversations centered around the High Park fire…(read more)

November 17, 2011 - Lee Evans
I need to tell you we had a great meeting last night.…(read more)

September 14, 2011 - Lee Evans
Greeley’s Milton Seaman Reservoir Gates…(read more)

May 18, 2011 - State of the Chapter - Lee Evans
We had nearly 60 people at our meeting Wednesday to hear Steve Schweitzer…(read more)

Mar. 27, 2011 - Lee Evans
Are you looking for more fun…(read more)

Jan. 31, 2011 - Lee Evans
The new expanded Fly Tying Expo is happening February 16 and I believe it is the best ever.…(read more)

Jan. 5, 2011 - Lee Evans
Wow! 2011 already! I hope you’re beginning to plan your fishing trips before the calendar gets too full.…(read more)

Nov. 10, 2010 - Lee Evans
After having what I consider to be a very successful year,…(read more)

Oct. 22, 2010 - Lee Evans
Apples and knees! These have been occupying a lot of my time recently, and have kept me from fishing as much as I would have liked.…(read more)

Aug. 25, 2010 - Lee Evans
I know the summer is ending, the kids are back in school, and the best fishing of the year is beginning.…(read more)

Mar. 25, 2010 - Lee Evans
These words are coming to you from a very excited president.…(read more)

January 21, 2010 - Lee Evans
We had our annual Fly Tying Expo last night and it was a great success.…(read more)

November 20, 2009 - Lee Evans
At our annual meeting on Nov. 18, you elected me…(read more)

Mar. 23, 2009 - Ken Eis
Well, the Poudre and Big T are fishing well. Clear low water is already stimulating dry fly action…(read more)

Nov. 28, 2007 - Ken Eis
We had an election at the November meeting…(read more)

Oct. 4, 2007 - Greg Evans
Happy! Wait a minute! What happened to September? Oh yea… Alaska, the brew fest… Well Happy October.…(read more)

Aug. 19, 2007 - Greg Evans
Annual Rocky Mountain Flycasters Report…(read more)

Jul. 19, 2007 - Greg Evans
Hey Summer Anglers! Wish I had a great fish story to report for the Summer.…(read more)

Mar. 07, 2007 - Greg Evans
Hey there Weary Winter Warriors! Spring is in the air…(read more)

Jan. 18, 2007 - Greg Evans
BRRR! This weather and snow is killing everyone who loves to fish! …all joking aside, the year started off great…(read more)

Dec. 10, 2006 - Greg Evans
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to all! We just had our annual Christmas Party at the Sports Station…(read more)

Nov. 8, 2006 - Greg Evans
Thanks to all to attended the General Meeting tonight, November 8th. The meeting had a different flavor with a presentation by member John Fraser on Didymosphenia Geminata aka Rock Snot…(read more)

Oct. 17, 2006 - Greg Evans
October arrived out of nowhere for me, but I did manage a little fishing while romancing my wife…(read more)

Sep. 12, 2006 - Greg Evans
With a great lineup of speakers for the year, ongoing conservation projects, and an enthusiastic board of directors I couldn't be more excited for the year…(read more)

Dec. 12, 2005 - Greg Evans
With our annual Christmas Party at the Depot in Loveland this past Saturday, I am feeling very festive.…(read more)

Sep. 12, 2005 - Greg Evans
Paul Fromme has been our president for the last two years.…(read more)

Jul. 21, 2005 - Paul Fromme
We have all heard the news that Larimer County is preparing to sell off the properties…(read more)

Last updated on 22 May, 2015