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Posted on: August 13, 2012


Story County Conservation will host at Fall Fishing Tournament on September 8 from 7 – 11 a.m. at Hickory Grove Park; with registration beginning at 6:30 a.m. at the beach house (67382 250th St., Colo) located near the waterfront.

This event will be a two-person team tournament with $100 cash prizes award to teams that catch the longest bass, crappie, bluegill and catfish. A free lunch will be available after the tournament concludes.

Registration cost is $35 for teams signed up before 4:30 p.m. on September 5; after September 5 the registration fee is $45. Teams can register the day-of the event. Individuals may register, but will be charged the full price. Registration forms can be found on our website under the “News Releases” section or can be picked up at the Conservation Center.

Participants over the age of 16 must have a valid Iowa Fishing License. All 2012 Iowa Fishing Regulations will be followed. A Park Ranger will be present at the tournament. Only electric motors can be used on Hickory Grove Lake. Canoes will be available for rental for a $5 fee.

For more information about this or other programs, contact Story County Conservation at 515-232-2516 (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday), email, or visit

Story County Conservation manages more than 3,000 acres of parks and natural areas, including lakes, campgrounds, and trails. The environmental education staff serves Story County schools and the public with interpretive and informational programs for all ages. Story County Conservation's volunteer program provides volunteer opportunities to individuals and groups interested in making a difference in local natural resources. No individual will be excluded from events conducted by Story County Conservation because of a disability or impairment. To request accommodations to participate, contact Story County Conservation.

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Dustin Eighmy
Story County Conservation
Phone 515-232-2516
FAX 515-232-6989

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