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JULY 18, 2014

Summer at the "Res" is in full swing.
The lake is FULL.
Fishing is some of the best ever.
All campgrounds are open.
Come on up and join the fun.

THE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES
ON HEENEY RD 30
ASK THAT YOU PLEASE
OBEY THE 35 MPH SPEED LIMIT.

SPEEDING AND PASSING THROUGH
THE MELODY LODGE CABINS AND THE TOWN OF HEENEY
IS UNSAFE, ILLEGAL, RUDE  AND IRRESPONSIBLE.  
PLEASE SLOW DOWN AND ENJOY THE RIDE.


McDonald Flats boat ramp is now open for the summer.
Best fishing is at the inlet - from Prairie Point south to the river.  It has been awesome for the last couple weeks - lots of trout 12-16".


Lake is full!










MELODY LODGE CABINS  AND
COUNTRY STORE
ARE OPEN FOR THE SEASON
970-468-8497



US FOREST SERVICE PASSES  FOR GREEN MOUNTAIN RESERVOIR AND FISHING LICENSES
ARE AVAILABLE AT THE STORE.
We can no longer accept credit cards for passes and licenses, we will accept debit cards AND CASH.  
Sorry for any inconvenience.

FOREST SERVICE CAMPGROUNDS ARE NOW ALL OPEN FOR THE SEASON.



MASTER BAIT & TACKLE  AND
CHANCE LIQUOR  ARE OPEN .
CALL 970-724-3677  for hours


HUNTERS - Planning your 2014 Big Game Hunting season?  We still have cabins available for 1ST, 2ND and 4TH SEASONS.  
Call today for details - 970-468-8497.

HEENEY MARINA - IS OPEN FOR THE SEASON.

FOR BOAT RENTAL AND SLIP RESERVATIONS CALL CRAIG AT
 970-724-9441.



NOTE:DOW INCREASED THE LAKE TROUT LIMIT  ON GREEN MOUNTAIN RESERVOIR TO 8, IN ADDITION TO 4 OTHER TROUT.
The DOW thinks the over population of smaller lake trout is affecting the kokannee population so please keep your lake trout, don't return them to the water.  Thank you.



WEATHER TIP: IF YOU ARE CHECKING WEATHER PREDICTIONS ONLINE,
BE SURE TO CHECK FOR KREMMLING, ZIP CODE 80459.
WE ARE MUCH MORE SIMILAR TO KREMMLING WEATHER THAN SILVERTHORNE DUE TO OUR LOWER ELEVATION.




.The reservoir was built to replace water to the Colorado River that gets sent to the Front Range through the Big Thompson Project. It is a storage reservoir so the levels will flucuate as water is called for on the Western Slope.
The Green Mountain Reservoir and Cataract Lake and Falls recreation areas are under the management of the US Forest Service. For questions related to camp grounds, you can contact The Dillon Ranger District office in Silverthorne - 970-468-5400.
Green Mountain Reservoir and Cataract Lake recreation opportunities -
boating, water skiing, jet skiing, fishing, ice fishing, hiking, camping.
South end of GREEN MOUNTAIN RESERVOIR
Looking west from Green Mountain There really is a Green Mountain
A summer evening ,during the week, at the inlet
Cataract Lake & Falls Bridge across Cataract Creek
This website is not a US Forest Service website. This website is owned and maintained by Melody Lodge Cabins. All comments or questions about this site can be directed to melodylg@colorado.net.