I am not a good fisherman. I think the fish can smell me coming.  That's why I'm glad I am at the Ranch tomorrow morning.  I could learn a few things. The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources’ 9th Annual Fishing Expo is Saturday, March 9th, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, March 10th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the First National Bank Building at The Ranch. Admission is FREE!

Daily Events

  • Fishful Thinker Casting Contest
  • Kids Casting Contest – Hosted by Centennial Bass Club
  • Fishing Tackle and Outdoor Merchandise Available for Purchase
  • Fly Casting Demonstrations – Hosted by Fly Rod Vendors
  • Local and State Fishing Clubs

Seminars

Saturday, March 9th     

  • 10:00 a.m.       Brad Petersen – Smallmouth Bass Tips and Tricks
  • 11:00 a.m.       Chad LaChance - Weekend Patterns; Fishing the Busy Bite
  • 12:00 p.m.       Nathan Zelinsky – Spring and Fall Walleye Tactics
  • 1:00 p.m.       Chad LaChance – Falling Water Fishing Techniques
  • 2:00 p.m.       Nathan Zelinsky – Night Fishing Tactics for Walleye
  • 3:00 p.m.       The Anchorage – Fishing from Kayaks and Small Boats
  • 4:00 p.m.       Dan Swanson – The Latest Sonar and GPS Fishing Systemsfor Small and Large Boats
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Sunday, March 10th

  • 10:30 a.m.       CPAW Biologist –Colorado Parks & Wildlife Fisheries Biologist
  • 11:30 a.m.       Chad LaChance – Weekend Patterns; Fishing the Busy Bite
  • 12:30 a.m.       Nathan Zelinsky – Spring and Fall Walleye Tactics
  • 1:30 p.m.       Chad LaChance – Falling Water Fishing Techniques
  • 2:30 p.m.       Nathan Zelinsky – Night Fishing Tactics for Walleye

For more information, go to www.larimer.org/naturalresources or call Mark Caughlan at (970) 498-5600.