30th Kids Fishing Day Hosted During Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend

Learn 2 Fish With Us volunteers Captain Greg,  Karen Karch and Jake Munn attended the 30th Kids Fishing Day which was hosted by the Michigan DNR, US Forest Service and the Kids Fishing Day committee.  Kids Fishing Day took place on Saturday, June 10th, at Upper Peninsula Pocket Park in Escanaba, Michigan.  Nearly three hundred youth and adults attended the event which was held during Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend. 

Learn 2 Fish With Us hosted a fishing education booth, where youth and parents could learn to cast safely and accurately, tie a Palomar and Clinch knot, fish identification and safety while fishing.  A huge thank you goes to US Forest Service volunteers and Jake Munn for their help in the Learn 2 Fish With Us hands on fishing educational booth.   Youth went fishing in the stocked pond where many fish were caught.  Other educational opportunities at Kids Fishing Day was BB gun shooting, shooting a bow, aquatic invasive species, meeting Smokey the bear and so much more!!  After the youth attended all the stations, it was time for lunch which included hot dogs, chips and a soda!!  Youth received a fishing related prize which included fishing combos, nets and many other fishing goods.