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Masons & Veterans Trout Fishing 2017
Sat, May 13, 2017, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM CDT
Free Family Friendly Event for Veterans
Location: Bailey’s Ford Recreational Area, Manchester, Iowa
North end of park near bridgeDate: Saturday, May 13th, 2017
Time: Fishing begins at 11:00 A.M.
Event Co-Hosts: Woodrow Morris Lodge #680, Crescent Lodge #25 A.F.&A.M. & Midwest Military Outreach
Sponsors:Midwest Military Outreach, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Hy-Vee, Woodrow Morris Lodge, Crescent Lodge & Palo Outdoors
Additional Items: Lodging on Friday evening can be found locally in Manchester, Iowa
Camping: Camping is also available Friday evening at Bailey’s Ford Rec. Area
The local Masons will be camping out, grilling steaks and enjoying the great outdoors. We would love to share the time with Veterans, all are welcome, please bring your own camping gear.(Please RSVP to Josh Entler)
Fishing Access: ADA paved fishing access available.
Fishing Licenses: Warrior’s will need to pre-register with the IDNR for fishing licenses and trout stamps.
Fee’s will be paid by the local masonic lodges.
Please coordinate license and veteran applications with: Sue O’loughlin, IDNR NE Regional Office 22693 205th Avenue, Manchester, Iowa (563) 927-3276 Sue.firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a popular trout fishery located within Baileys Ford Couty Park and it is stocked with catchable-sized rainbow and brook trout from April through October of each year. This stream also maintains a low density population of wild brown trout that originate from upstream segments of Spring Branch Creek. Good shoreline fishing is available here with primitive, electric & nonelectric camping sites available.
Amenities at Baileys Ford include:
*Hard Surface Boat Ramp
*Carry Down Boat Launch