Monday, April 15, 2013

29th Annual Kids’ Fishing Clinics a Success

The 29th Annual Kids Fishing Clinics were held last Saturday, April 13 at various locations throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. The free fishing instructions were provided to children 15 years and younger and taught by members of local fishing clubs.

Instructions included Fishing Techniques, Equipment Use, Knot Tying, Safety, Fish Identification and some kids even got to catch some fish.

Locations included: Milwaukee County

Brown Deer Park, 7835 N. Green Bay Rd. Hosted by: Okauchee Fishing Club

Greenfield Park, 2028 S. 124th St. Hosted by: Great Lakes Sports Fishermen; Milwaukee Casting Club

Humboldt Park, 3000 S. Howell Ave. Hosted by: Lunkers Unlimited

McCarty Park, 8214 W. Cleveland Ave. Hosted by: Southside Sportsmen’s Club

McGovern Park, 5400 N. 51st Blvd. Hosted by: Badger Fisherman’s League

Mitchell Park, 2200 W. Pierce St. Hosted by: Bay View Rod and Gun Club

Oak Creek Parkway, Oak Creek Pkwy. and Mill Rd., South Milwaukee Hosted by: Friends of the Oak Creek Millpond

Scout Lake Park, 5902 W. Loomis Rd. Hosted by: Walleyes Unlimited, USA

Sheridan Park, 4800 S. Lake Dr. Hosted by: South Milwaukee 1400 Fishing & Hunting Club

Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th St. Hosted by: EB Garner’s Fishing Club

Wilson Park, 1601 W. Howard Ave. Hosted by: Wisconsin Fishing Club

Racine County

Quarry Lake Park, 3800 Northwestern Ave. Hosted by: Salmon Unlimited

Sheboygan County

Kohler- Andrae State Park, 1020 Beach Park Lane Hosted by: Great Lakes Sports Fishermen - Sheboygan County Chapter

Washington County

Sandy Knoll Park, 2064 Wallace Lake Rd., West Bend Hosted by: Trout Unlimited Southeast Chapter; West Bend Kiwanis Early Risers

Waukesha County

Fox Brook Park, 2925 N. Barker Rd. Hosted by: Wern Valley Sportsmen’s Club

Menomonee Park/Lannon Quarry, W220 N7884 Townline Road, Menomonee Falls. Hosted by: Wisconsin House Outdoorsmen

Muskego Park, S83 W20370 Janesville Road, Muskego Hosted by: Women’s Hunting and Sporting Association

The event was Sponsored in cooperation with the Wisconsin Council of Sport Fishing Organizations; Milwaukee, Racine, Washington and Waukesha County Parks; Hunger Task Force Fish Hatchery; and the Department of Natural Resources.

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