2013-06-13 / Sports

Children’s Fishing Day June 22

SENEY – The 24th annual Children’s Fishing Day at Seney National Wildlife Refuge will be held on June 22.

Anglers ages 1-16 must register at the Visitor Center before fishing. The registration table will open at 9 a.m. Fish entries will be accepted between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Visitor Center.

Fishing with non-lead tackle is allowed from the shore along the Fishing Loop, Show Pools, at C-3 Pool, and in designated rivers. Fishing stations will be set up along the Refuge’s Fishing Loop.

A limited amount of fishing poles and bait are available for participants to use at these stations.

Activities and games for the whole family begin at 12 p.m. in the Visitor Center and include arts and crafts, games, and more. Certificates will be awarded to the first, second, and third place winners for largest perch and pike in four age categories.

Prizes, provided by local businesses, will be awarded by random drawing.

A complimentary fish dinner for all participants and their families will be held at 3 p.m., followed by the awards ceremony.

For more information contact Seney National Wildlife Refuge at (906) 586-9851 ext. 15.

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