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PA Fish and Boat Commission Announces Family Fishing Program
June 24, 2010
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Ford City, PA – Looking for a great way to connect with your family? Discover just how much fun fishing can be when you do it together at a Family Fishing Program. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be offering a free Family Fishing Program at Crooked Creek Lake on Saturday, July 31, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

You and your family will discover what it takes to be a “SMART” angler and learn basic fishing skills like knot tying, casting, baiting the hook, and taking a fish off the hook. After practicing these skills, you will have the opportunity to fish – no fishing license required. The PA Fish and Boat Commission will provide equipment and bait. The “catch?” Adults must bring a child and children must bring an adult. You will be learning and fishing together!

Pre-registration is accepted but not required for this event. Please contact Dennis Tubbs at (814) 279-3078 to register or for more information. The program will take place at the Independence Pavilion and participants are required to arrive on time.

Crooked Creek Lake is located in Armstrong County, 7 miles south of Kittanning on Route 66. For a map, directions or park information contact Crooked Creek Lake at (724) 763-3161.

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 www.fishandboat.com.

CONTACT
Mandy Smith
mirsmith@pa.gov
(814) 443-9841

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