For questions or any assistance please call me (Louis) at[masked]-6507. As of now we do not have a organizer at the lot. If you wish to car pool please contact me. I will be heading up on Friday morning early to coordinate and pre-fish. If anyone is coming up Friday please let me know. Be advised that it will be in the 30's overnight for those wanting to camp.
Event: Retreat # 48 Fishing Activity for Project Sanctuary
Date/Time of Activity: May 17th, 2014 from 1pm - 3pm
Location: Willow Creek Reservoir
Location Details: Willow Creek: Patriot Anglers staff and volunteers will pre fish to determine the best location for the fishing . This determination will be made as close to the actual event as possible to ensure the best possible fishing outcome.
Weather: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Staff/Volunteers: At least 8 Staff/Volunteers from the Patriot Anglers
Event Details: Our staff/volunteers will help with all fishing matters and be willing to teach basic fishing skills. We will be fishing from the shore if conditions allow. Any fish caught can be kept or released if requested by the participants. We can also teach the participants how to clean a fish. Fishing licenses will be needed by all participants 16 and over. Active duty military, disabled veterans and youth under 16 will not need a license. Day fishing licenses can be purchased at
http://wildlife.state.co.us/ShopDOW/AppsAndLicenses/Pages/totallicensing.aspx . Patriot Anglers staff will assist those needing licenses in obtaining them on Friday evening or Saturday morning.
RISK AND SAFETY ASSESSMENT
Weather Risks: A chance of snow/rain, chilly temperatures, high winds, sunburn.
Travel Risks: Roads always have the potential to be snow packed, wet, or ice covered on the Berthoud pass.
Water/Ice Risks: Shore fishing - This early in spring the water is extremely cold and sometimes still has ice. There is always a wildlife risk, please be cautious of your surroundings.
Safety Plan: When fishing, there is always a risk of injury with sharp hooks and other gear. A short safety class will be given to those who want to fish. The water is very cold and could still have ice, keep an extra close eye on small children and keep them out of the cold water.
Volunteers and Staff: We will be carpooling from
the Wooly Mammoth Parking Lot U.S. 40, Jefferson, CO @ 6:00 AM May 17th, 2014.
Contact Jeremy Walsh -[masked] regarding any questions