Area anglers will get a chance to test their skills on Hickory Grove Lake this spring. Story County Conservation will host at Spring Fishing Tournament on April 28 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 April 25; after April 25 the registration fee is $45. Teams can register the day-of the event. Individuals may register, but will be charged the full price.
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.
Spring Fishing Tournament Registration Form can be downloaded from our website (on the News Releases page) or picked up in person at the Story County Conseration Center.
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 us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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