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The Lake Ponderosa Association was formed with the idea of improving the quality of life at the lake for all of us!

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1st Annual LPA Ice Fishing Tournament – Sunday, Feb 19th

Registration: 7:00 am to 7:45 am at Boat Ramp

Start Time: 8:00 am
End Time: 1:00 pm
Weigh in: 1:30 pm


Entry Fee: $100 (2 Anglers per team) Cash only
(At least one team participant must be a lake Ponderosa property owner and/or owner’s parent, child or grandchild)

10 Best Panfish (Any combination of Bluegill and Crappie)
(No frozen fish will be weighed, largest fish will be weighed in case of a tie for total weight)

Ice fishing decal must be visible (subject to inspection)
(Decals can be purchased at the Ponderosa Utilities Office prior to the event)

PAYOUTS (1st Place 50%, 2nd Place 30% and 3rd Place 20%)
(50% of the entry fees to be paid to the winners and 50% will go to the LPA Fish Lake Management Fund)



In November the LPA facilitated the installation of a new entrance gate at the boat ramp. The previous gate was damaged and the operating system was obsolete and no longer supported by the provider. The cost of the new gate system was $17,420.00. If you are willing and able to donate funds towards this very important project please send a check payable to LPA, to PO Box 751, Montezuma, IA 50171. Please note Boat Ramp Gate in the memo. Thanks very much!

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