PA Fish and Boat Commission Announces Family Fishing Program

GALETON – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is sponsoring a free educational Family Fishing Program for families on Saturday, July 24 at John J. Collins Memorial Park (Benner Town Lake), Potter County. The program will run from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Participants are to meet at the pavilion at the Point. The program is open to families with children ages 8 – 15 years old. A parent or guardian must accompany children to this wonderful event. We’ll even provide the fishing equipment!

The program will include a welcome and introduction, and presentations regarding SMART fishing, regulations, licenses, where to go, equipment, knots, rigging and baiting, casting skills, and a family fishing session. More information on Family Fishing Programs can be found at www.fish.state.pa.us.

Reservations are required for this event. Please contact the Regional Education Specialist at 814-359-5127 to register by Wednesday, July 21. Please call between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This event is limited to 50 people, so be sure to register as soon as possible! No fishing license is needed for this event.

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.


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