Category Archives: Project Update

Magnolia West Bass Club Recipient of 2018 Friends of Reservoirs Small Projects Grant

The Magnolia West Bass Club, a high school bass fishing club, was one of four recipients of Friends of Reservoirs Small Projects Grant for 2018. Magnolia West will use the funds to purchase Mossback Fish Habitat to enhance the structural habitat of John Paul's Landing lake located in Magnolia, Texas.... Read More

Roosevelt Lake Project Named 2018 National Fish Habitat Partnership’s Ten Waters to Watch

Roosevelt Lake is the upper-most reservoir of a four-reservoir chain in the Salt River watershed. Roosevelt Lake is the largest and is formed by Theodore Roosevelt Dam constructed in 1911 by the Bureau of Reclamation. Roosevelt Lake is located on the Tonto National Forest (TNF) in central Arizona almost entirely... Read More

2017 Friends of Reservoirs Small Project Grant Recipients

Friends of Reservoirs and Bass Pro Shops are proud to proclaim New Mexico B.A.S.S. Nation, Magnolia West Bass Club, Friends of Carr Creek and Harrisburg Area Chamber of Commerce as the winners of the 4th Annual Small Projects Grant Program for 2017. Friends of Reservoirs offers $1000 cash grants to... Read More

2017 Mossback Grant Recipients

The Friends of Reservoirs Foundation (FOR) and King Enterprises, makers of Mossback artificial fish habitat products are pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural grants program available exclusively to Friends of Reservoirs member organizations. Mossback has been a corporate sponsor of Friends of Reservoirs for several years and wants... Read More

Easter Lake Drawn Down for Restoration

The Easter Lake restoration project has completed its hydraulic dredging stage and was drawn down during winter 2016-2017.  This major milestone in the project timeline was featured on several news stations as Des Moines residents see progress in their own backyard: KCCI: http://www.kcci.com/article/lake-will-drain-6-inches-daily-in-restoration-project/8520754 WHO: http://whotv.com/2017/01/18/easter-lake-restoration-project-continues-with-final-drawdown/ Des Moines Register: http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/local/des-moines/2016/12/29/restoring-easter-lake-mark-ackelson-trail/95872408/ Read More