|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. The Department of Conservation and Natural Resourcesand PA Fish and Boat Commission will be sponsoring a Family Fishing Program at M. K. Goddard State Park on Sunday, September 19, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The session starts by learning basic fishing skills including types of gear, knots, and casting practice. The session ends with fishing on the shores of Lake Wilhelm.
Families will have the opportunity to fish after participating in the basic skills session. 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 the Regional Education Specialist at 814-683-5126 to register by Sunday, September 12. Please call between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or leave a voice mail message. This event is limited to 40 people, so be sure to register as soon as possible! You can also register online for this event at the following address: http://fbweb.pa.gov/Calendar/All_Gridview.aspx?TN=family_fishing&DAY=ALL.
For more information on Fish and Boat Commission programs, visit www.fishandboat.com 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 www.fishandboat.com.