|Philadelphia, PA, 8/31/10 - The 7th Annual Philly FUN Fishing Fest will be held on Saturday September 11th, 2010 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. This free event is sponsored by the Philadelphia Water Department with the support of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, Schuylkill River Development Corporation, and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. The event gives people the opportunity to fish the banks of the Schuylkill River and experience the great outdoors in the middle of a busy city. The event is open to all skill levels and ages. There will be prizes, fun activities for kids, and fishing skills instruction. A limited supply of bait and rods will be available. Participants age 16 and older are not required to possess a fishing license during this event. Come join us! Registration is required. For more information and to register, go to http://www.phillywatersheds.org/whats_in_it_for_you/events/fishing_fest or call 215-685-6300.
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.
Ryan Walt, Regional Outreach & Education Coordinator