Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Kids Fishing Clinic at Lovewell State Park June 7

Whether your child has yet to be introduced to fishing, or is already proficient at baiting a hook and casting, consider treating them to a free Kid’s Fishing Clinic at Lovewell State Park on June 7 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The clinic is open to youth ages 7-16 and will cover fish identification, knot tying, casting, lure selection, and fishing hot spots. Participants will also watch a demonstration on fish cleaning. Preregistration is required by June 1and space is limited to 50 anglers. Parents can preregister their youth in person at the Lovewell State Park office, or by calling (785) 753-4971.

A hot dog lunch and drinks will be provided, made possible by donations from many area businesses. Following lunch, youth will have the opportunity to put their newly-acquired skills to the test and fish with a mentor until 3 p.m. All fishing equipment and supplies will be provided.

There is no cost to attend, however drivers without a park entrance permit will need to purchase a daily vehicle permit to enter the park.

For additional information, and to register your child, contact the Lovewell State Park office at (785) 753-4971.

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