Tag: fishing

Fish on!

Jim McWhirter The Anglers Club Fishing Derby for “the kids” starts Friday, November 3, at Lake 6. About 25 to 30 excited young anglers arrive at 9:30 a.m., have their picture taken and are handed a fishing pole. Then, three at a time, they follow an instructor to select a spot on the lake where…

Bass on a fly

Jack Houck landed this two-pound largemouth bass on his last cast at Black Canyon Lake.

George Abernathy Most people associate fly fishing with catching trout by wading a river/stream or floating in a one-man boat on a lake. On September 4, Dan Rheinauer, Brad Smith, Jack Houck and I headed to the Black Canyon Lake for some bigmouth bass fly fishing. The lake is located about 140 miles from Sun…

Lions donate to Angler’s Club

Lion Forrest Cheuvront (middle) is shown presenting a check from the Sun Lakes Lions Club to Sun Lakes Angler’s Club Treasurer Cindy Cole (left) with Angler’s Club VP Glenn Cincera (right). Anglers provide a service to young kids by showing them how to catch fish in the lakes of Sun Lakes. The Anglers say, “It’s…

Fly fishing with disabled vets

Rich Vale with one of the veterans

George Abernathy This past May, with the approval and support from Sun Lakes Country Club’s general manager Kelly Haynes, members of the Sun Lakes Fly Fishing Club hosted disabled veterans from Project Healing Waters. After spending three and a half hours fishing, everyone adjourned to their restaurant for lunch which, to our surprise, was sponsored…

Fly Fishing at its finest

Carnero Lake

George Abernathy In the first week of May, members of the b went on an overnight trip to Carnero Lake which is located in the White Mountains. Brad Smith, Jim Richardson and I camped at the lake’s edge which turned out to be one of the most scenic locations imaginable. John Potts drove out for…

Anglers spring fishing is complete

We had three derbies with local schools in early March. The catch is mostly catfish with an occasional bass. The bait is hotdogs. The kids have a lot of fun, and it is rewarding to be a part of the experience. So if you like to fish and want to do your good deed for…

Anglers spring fishing scheduled

We have scheduled three derbies with local schools for early March. They are Monday, March 6; Wednesday, March 8; and Friday, March 10. We need all the help we can get to stage a fun event for the youngsters. They arrive around 9:00 a.m. They sign in, get name tags and take a group picture.…