Free youth fishing fest July 21 on Canyon Lakes Ranger District

The U.S. Forest Service is looking for people who enjoy fishing or want to learn. The fishing fest will be held on July 21 at the West Lake Day-use Area, located off Red Feather Lakes Road (CR 74E) on the Roosevelt Nation Forest.

The whole family is invited to attend this fun, free event to introduce youth to fishing. Participants will learn fishy facts during this morning event. Free fishing rods will be given to all youth participants.

Check in from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The fishing fest will run from 8:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Register by emailing by July 16. Space is limited. Anyone 16 and older needs a license to fish.

Bring water, lunch, sunscreen, bug spray, adult fishing gear and a cooler for any fish caught and kept.

Directions: Drive 21 miles north of Fort Collins on U.S. Highway 287. Turn left (west) on to the Red Feather lakes Road (County Road 74E). Drive approximately 22 miles; turn right on Dowdy Lake Road.

Support Northern Colorado Journalism

Show your support for North Forty News by helping us produce more content. It's a kind and simple gesture that will help us continue to bring more content to you.

BONUS - Donors get a link in their receipt to sign up for our once-per-week instant text messaging alert. Get your e-copy of North Forty News the moment it is released!

Click to Donate