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Ames Anglers
Central Iowa Anglers; learning, teaching, talking.

Anglers meet every Friday morning for breakfast at Hy Vee Central (L way and Grand in Ames) between 7:30 and 8 AM. Come join us for some fish stories and bring along a few of your own.
Our first meeting in 2016 will be Saturday morning February 20th. Watch for details. (note this change)
 There will be an ice fishing derby at Dakins Lake near Zearing sponsored by the Zearing Fire and EMS.The date has been set for February 13th, 2016. I will send out details via E-mail.
We are planning an Ice fishing outing to the Mississippi River south of Lacrosse, WI February 16-18, 2016.
If interested in going E-mail Lee Huey at
Like to attend the Bassmasters Classic on March 4th, 2016? It will be at Lake of the Cherokees near Tulsa, OK. Let me know at if you would be interested in going.
 Note on your calendar that Shamrock Boat Sales will have their annual fish dinner and seminar Sunday March 6th, 2016. Mike Gofron, who is a professional walleye fisherman, will conduct the seminar. I learn something new from these seminars each year. 
 Please send Steve Kadolph ( what electronics you have on your boat. Send him make(s) and model(s) number(s) and the make and model number of your trolling motor if it is linked to your electronics. He would also like to know where your electronics are located on your boat.By doing this we can help members who are having problems with their electronics get in touch with members who have the same or similar electronics. Hopefully this will help them solve their problems.  

Club Outings for 2015.  The following club outings occurred during 2015 
Lake Waconia, MN Ice Fishing Outing. February 17-19, 2015
      Lake Francis Case, SD. April 21-23, 2015
      Little River (Leon, IA) May 20th, 2015 (Cancelled due to poor weather conditions)
      Red Rock (Pella, IA) May 27th, 2015
      Clear Lake (Clear Lake, IA) June 2nd, 2015
      Green Valley (Creston, IA) June 10th, 2015
  Minaki, ON Canadian Outing. June 19-27, 2015
      Saylorville, July 20th
      Red Rock, July 22nd
      Red Rock, August 11th
      Saylorville, August 13th
Lake Minnetaki, ON. September 10th - 19th, 2015
  Clear Lake, September 27th, 2015
      Lake Pepin, WI. September 27 - October 1, 2015
  Ashland, WI Outing. October 25-29, 2015
Truman Lake, MO. , October 25-29, 2015
Watch for a list of outings for 2016 as they are being planned.
Recent Changes


Steve Kadolph continues to improve our club Web site. He is presently working on the Forums section. Watch for the changes he makes. We hope you will use the site to your advantage.




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