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Military Appreciation Day @ Rockport Reservoir

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Rockport Reservoir Marina

9040 UT-302

Peoa, UT 84061

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Please join us at the Rockport Reservoir Marina for a day of kayak fishing, floating, and fun. This event coincides with the Division of Natural Resources Military Appreciation Day. We will have plenty of on-shore and off-shore activities for the entire family. A complimentary lunch will be provided by our fine volunteers and sponsors. Come out and see old friends and make new ones.

As always, our events are free and open to Active Duty Military, Veterans, First Responders and their Families.


Event Coordinator:

Email questions regarding this event to chad.howutah@gmail.com

Special Information:

Volunteers should arrive by 7:00 be rigged, ready and set up by 8:00 AM

Participants arrive by 8:00 AM

Everything you will need to enjoy a day of kayaking and fishing will be provided to include kayaks, life jackets, fishing gear, bait, food, and drinks. Lunch will be served and snacks and drinks will be provided during the day.

If you plan to fish, a valid fishing license is required. For more information on obtaining your Veteran Disability discount on Utah State Fishing license please visit: http://wildlife.utah.gov/home-disabled.html

Location Details:

Rockport Reservoir is a large lake located on the Weber River midway between Kamas and Coalville. The reservoir shoreline is owned entirely by the state of Utah.

Fish Species:

  • Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Tiger Trout, and Yellow Perch

Current Regulations:

  • Statewide Trout/Salmon/Grayling limit: 4 fish (in the aggregate)

Directions:

From Salt Lake: Take I-80 east to Wanship. Head south on State Rd. 32. Turn into the State Park and mention to the gate attendant you are with Heroes on the Water. (Entrance Fee Waived) Continue along the east side of the lake and watch for event signs for directions.

Weather Considerations:

Events are rain or shine, dress appropriately for the weather. You will be notified if the event is canceled for any reason. You may get wet during the outing. It's always a good idea to pack extra dry clothes for the way home.

A Few Rules:

HOW events are ALCOHOL FREE.

Vets/guests are NOT allowed to go kayak fishing during the event without a HOW Scout (volunteer).

You MUST wear your PFD the entire time you are out in a kayak.

Food will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own snacks/food/drinks if you have special needs/preferences.

We love our non-service dogs as most of you love yours, but for the safety of all of our participants and volunteers, we ask that you refrain from bringing your non-service dogs to our event.

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