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Barrie BassmastersDavid MajorConservation Director Barrie Bassmasterswww.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


LITTLE LAKELittle Lake is Barrie Bassmaster’s longest running conservation project and aspring cleanup is performed each year by members of the Barrie Bassmaster’sEach year both Jr. Bassmasters and Sr. Bassmasters take to the shorelines toremove garbage, tires plastic bags as well as lures.As members of this club often fish this small gem of a lake, we are rewardedwith some pretty nice fish.Little Lake is home to Bass, Crappie, Pike Catfish as well as the common carp.Barrie Bassmaster’s installed several spawning nestboxes several years ago and Bass have used them yearafter yearwww.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


LITTLE LAKEEveryone getting bags and gloves provided by the Barrie Bassmaster’s to headout on Little Lake for our annual spring cleanup.www.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


LITTLE LAKEAll boats and gas were provided by Cedar Park to get us to the shores around thelake. Working with the community is a very rewarding experience!www.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


LITTLE LAKENot very hard to fill a garbage bag in a short time. Most garbage was plasticscups and even the odd tire!www.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


LITTLE LAKEWhen its all done there are smiles on everyone's face! Garbage is much less thenwhen we first started this project and had 5 times as much!www.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


DYMENT PONDDyment Pond is Barrie Bassmaster’s newest conservation project with a plan toget this pond back to its original ecosystem that will be able to sustain a healthyfish population for residents to enjoy.Located near our meeting headquarters off of Ann Street and Dunlop, we areworking with the City of Barrie as well as the Ministry of Natural Resources.This project has been accomplished with the help from Barrie Bassmaster’sSenior members, Jr. Bassmaster’s as well as friends and family of members.We will be installing Duck Boxes over the winter atDyment pond as a conservation project with our Jr.Bassmaster’s youth programwww.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


DYMENT PONDThe gang getting ready for our 2 nd year at Dyment pond. Not only did we havemembers out to help with the cleanup but family members also pitched in as wellas some people showed up not even affiliated with the club.www.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


DYMENT PONDGarbage lined the shores and waters of Dyment Pond, people just think it’s aplace to out their trash. Making people aware has helped cut down on peoplethinking that this is a dumping ground.www.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


DYMENT PONDWorking together to make this a better place is rewarding to everyone involved inrestoring this pond. On several trip back to see how things were keeping I haveseen, Geese, Ducks and other birds as well as a Kingfisher, and we all know thatthey like fish! So our hard work and efforts are paying off!!!www.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


DYMENT PONDProof that it works are all in the picture!!www.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


LAKE SIMCOELittle Lake is Barrie Bassmaster’s longest running conservation project and aspring cleanup is performed each year by members of the Barrie Bassmaster’sEach year both Jr. Bassmasters and Sr. Bassmasters take to the shorelines toremove garbage, tires plastic bags as well as lures.As members of this club often fish this small gem of a lake, we are rewardedwith some pretty nice fish.Little Lake is home to Bass, Crappie, Pike, Catfish as well as the common carp.Barrie Bassmaster’s installed several spawning nestboxes several years ago and Bass have used them yearafter yearwww.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


LAKE SIMCOEMembers picking up trees from Drysdale Tree Farms and loading 3 trailers forSaturday’s tree drop.www.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


LAKE SIMCOELoading up the Cato boat that we rented to do the tree drop at a location that wasdiscussed with the MNR. Trees were dropped into approximately 40 feet of water.www.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


LAKE SIMCOEA fully loaded Cato II along with Jr. and Sr. Bassmasters heading out to do thedrop. Over 200 trees were used and 150 cinder blocks donated by Simcoe Blockwww.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


LAKE SIMCOEThe tree drop! Members tied 1 to 2 cinder block per tree and tossed themoverboard to create an artificial reef. Past underwater video showed that itsworking attracting perch, sunfish and bass with the odd pike looking for a meal.www.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


Barrie BassmastersThis is proof that our clubsdedication to our 3 conservationsprojects that we do each year paysoff with fish like this caught andreleased.Our club cares about theenvironment, the fishery as well asmaking things look beautiful.We are mentoring our youth alongthe way so that we have my moregenerations that can enjoy thesegreat gifts of nature.David MajorConservation Director Barrie Bassmasterswww.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission


Barrie BassmastersThis is proof that our clubsdedication to our 3 conservationsprojects that we do each year paysoff with fish like this caught andreleased.Our club cares about theenvironment, the fishery as well asmaking things look beautiful.We are mentoring our youth alongthe way so that we have my moregenerations that can enjoy thesegreat gifts of nature.David MajorConservation Director Barrie Bassmasterswww.barriebassmasters.com2012 Conservation Award Submission

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