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PA Fish & Boat Commission Announces Family Fishing Program
September 8, 2010
Meadville, PA – Looking for a great way to connect with your family?  Discover how much fun fishing can be when you do it together at a PA Fish and Boat Commission Family Fishing Program.  Butler County Parks and Recreation and PA Fish and Boat Commission will be sponsoring a Family Fishing Program at Alameda Park on Saturday, October 2, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The session starts by learning basic fishing skills including types of gear, knots, and casting practice. Participants who attend the entire session will be eligible to go fishing at Alameda Park.

No fishing license is required during the program and all equipment and bait is provided.  The “catch?”  Adults must bring a child and children must bring an adult. You’ll be learning and fishing together.  Participants must be eight years of age and older. The program will be held rain or shine so please dress for the weather.

Reservations are required for this event. Please contact Butler County Parks and Recreation to register by calling 724-284-5383. This event is limited to 40 people, so be sure to register as soon as possible!

For more information on Fish and Boat Commission programs, visit and click on Learning Center.

The mission of the Fish and Boat Commission is to protect, conserve, and enhance the Commonwealth’s aquatic resources and provide fishing and boating opportunities. For more information about fishing and boating in Pennsylvania, please visit our website at

Keith Edwards

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