Tag: fishing

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.…

Sun Lakes Fly Fishing Club news

George Abernathy I recently made some changes to our meeting location and meeting times. On Tuesday January 3, club members got together at the Stone & Barrel Restaurant in Oakwood. We will be meeting there on the first and third Tuesday of every month for breakfast and/or coffee in the bar area. The feedback I’ve…

Fall fly fishing

George Abernathy On Wednesday, October 5, Sun Lakes Fly Fishing Club members Brad Smith, Bob Ralph, Dan Rheinauer and I met at Becker Lake in Springerville. There’s nothing like a peaceful drive through the mountains and let me say that autumn is a beautiful season. What’s not to love about mild temperatures and achingly clear…

Anglers ready to go fishing

The schools are booked so it is time to get ready to help some kids have the time of their life. The dates are all in November starting with Friday the 4th, Wednesday the 9th, Tuesday the 15th, Wednesday the 16th, Thursday the 17th, and Wednesday the 23rd. If you are new in town or…