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Kelsey Lake

When:
Friday, April 27, 2018 to Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Where:
Kelsey Bass Ranch
Kelsey website
7400 Merced Falls Road
Snelling, CA  95369

(209) 564-6349
Additional Info:
Contact:
Larry Carroll
Category:
Outing
Registration is required by April 20, 2018
Payment In Advance Only
After you register, you may pay with a credit card via the website or you can mail a check to Wilderness Fly Fishers, c/o Larry Carroll 2311 30th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2015. However your reservation is not confirmed until we receive your check.(Please write Kelsey on the memo line.)
Cancellation Policy:
PLEASE NOTE: If you reserve a spot and cannot go, all fees paid will be refunded IF AND ONLY IF, someone is willing to take your place.
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
Kelsey Lake - Saturday & Sunday Rod fee
Non-Fishing Companion
Monday Rod Fee
Friday Rod Fee

Join us for a weekend at Kelsey Lake where fly rod caught bass in the 3 to 5 pound class are common. (The current record is 16 pounds 12 ounces caught in January of 2014!) Since we have permission to camp lakeside, you can indulge in catch and release fishing from as early as you want to as late as you want. If we have twelve anglers in our group, we will pretty much have exclusive access to the 125 acre lake for the weekend.

 
The Basics
WHO:
 
We have room for sixteen (16) anglers.  Non-members are welcome. Larry Carroll is the host for this outing. For more info email Larry at WildernessFlyFishers@gmail.com.
WHAT:
 
  Kelsey is 125 acre isolated, private lake filled with trophy size Florida Largemouth Bass. Catch & release fishing only. The lake is perfect for float tubing, wading or shore fishing as demonstrated by Ken Hanley on Excellent Adventures Kelsey page. Check out the Kelsey article in the June 2013 Mending The Line for a good description of this outing. 
WHEN:    April 29 - May 2 (Most people arrive Friday afternoon, depart Sunday afternoon or Monday morning after fishing Saturday & Sunday. For extra fishing days; i.e., Friday and/or Monday see below.)
WHERE:
  Near Snelling, CA. About 20 miles east of Merced. Set your GPS for 7400 Merced Falls Road, Snelling, CA 95369. It will take you to the ranch entrance. (It is about a five hour drive from LA.)
CAMP:
 
  We have permission to camp next to the lake on a lovely park-like peninsula surrounded by prime angling. (Nearest motel = 35 minutes.) Note there is no potable water. It can be hot, so bring more water than you think you need. Check out the 2011 Kelsey Photo Album for an idea of what the camping area looks like. (Which is really nice.)
COST:
 
  $200.00 miinimum for two days* fishing (Usuallly Saturday & Sunday)For an extra $100 per day you can also fish Friday or Monday. For an extra $200 you can fish both Friday and Monday. (Note: You can make the decision about the additional days after you arrive.) Non-fishing companions may come for free

For more info read: About Kelsey Lake 


 

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