Heartland Acres Family Fishing Day
Sunday, June 2nd 2013 @ Heartland Acres Swan Lake, Independence, IA
Heartland Acres will open Swan Lake for fishing guests as part of their regular paid museum admission. The event will run from Noon to 4:00PM. Wristbands to fish the lake will be available at the admission office in the museum.
Swan Lake is approximately four acres and holds a variety of fish including Catfish, Crappie, Bluegill and Bass. For the event, anglers will be allowed to “catch and keep” all Crappie and Bluegill of appropriate size. All other fish are to be “catch and release”.
Regular museum admission covers the opportunity to fish along with a museum visit. Several new displays are out as well as a baby farm animals.
Fishing will be allowed from the shore only. Anglers are to bring their own gear. Worms will be supplied by The Bait Shoppe. Simple gear including: poles, 1/8 oz. jigs, twister tails, hooks and sinkers will work fine. Anglers are to follow all Iowa fishing laws and regulations and are required to have a valid Iowa Fishing License and be good sportsmen.
Heartland Acres 2013 Tractor Ride
Saturday, June 8th 2013 @ Heartland Acres, Independence IA
Open to the first 60 entries with fee ($25/Tractor) received by May 31st
A 53 MILE RIDE (No Rain Date)
Starting and Ending at Heartland Acres 2600 Swan Lake Blvd, Independence, Iowa (Exit 252 off Highway 20—Look for the Big Red Barn)
Lunch not included in registration
- Depart Heartland Acres (8:30 AM)
- Pit Stop at Jesup
- Lunch at Fairbank, IA (Noon) in the Park
- Pit Stop at Hub City Implement Tentative
- End at Heartland Acres (Approx. 3:30pm)
*Event proceeds will be used for Heartland Acres display signage
Craig Johnson, Executive Director
319-332-0123 or firstname.lastname@example.org