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Free Kids’ Fishing Event at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Scheduled for June 1

Free Kids’ Fishing Event at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Scheduled for June 1

A free fishing event for kids 15 and younger will be held on Orde Pond at Camp Lejeune on June1 from 8 a.m. to noon. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and bait will be provided. The event is one of more than 35 kids’ fishing events supported by the…


Agencies Ask Boaters to “Clean, Drain and Dry” for Labor Day Weekend – Help to Prevent Spread of Invasive Mussels

California state departments are asking boaters to clean, drain and dry their boats to stop the spread of harmful invasive mussels. Properly cleaning and drying boats will also help them avoid quarantines or being turned away from a water destination. “Quagga and Zebra mussels pose a serious threat to our…


Canoes and Kayaks Do Not Need Throwable Flotation Device

RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 28, 2008) – In an effort to bring North Carolina into compliance with federal regulations for recreational boating, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is currently preparing modifications to personal flotation device (PFD) requirements. In state waters, canoes and kayaks do not and will not need a Type…


Henry, Lee Counties, Skunk River in Washington County Closed to Recreational Boating

DES MOINES — Recreational boating is now prohibited on rivers and streams in Henry County and in the Skunk River in Washington County. Similar bans are also in place in Lee County and the Mississippi River from mile marker 169 to 482.9, an area from Rock Island, Ill., to St….


KDWP Boating Program Awarded Grant For Youth Efforts

Variety of promotional events in planning stage PRATT — The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association, has announced that the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks’ Boating Education Program has been selected as a 2008/2009 National Recreation and Park Association Take…


Take a Break with Family and Friends During Iowa Free Fishing Weekend

DES MOINES – As Iowa gears up for Free Fishing Weekend, June 6-8, families can get hooked on the benefits of reducing stress and spending time together while fishing. “Iowa is home to more than 300 lakes and more than 10,000 miles of fishable streams, providing plenty of fishing opportunities,”…


Great News for Free Fishing; Scheduling Error in Your Favor, Get 2 Free Fishing Days

PHOENIX – Unlicensed anglers in Arizona are getting an unexpected late spring windfall – you can fish state waters without a valid fishing license on both June 7 and June 14 this year, said Arizona Game and Fish Department officials. “Since there has been some confusion on the ‘real’ free…


National Fishing & Boating Week In Georgia

Over the last 20 years children’s playtime has declined by 25 percent and unstructured outdoor activities have declined by 50 percent. Family dinners have decreased by 33 percent and family vacations have decreased by 28 percent (according to the organization Family Life First). How can you gain back some of…


New Campaign Launched to Lure Anglers to Benefits of Freshwater Fishing in New Jersey

TRENTON – If it’s been a while since you’ve gone fishing in New Jersey, the Department of Environmental Protection has a special message for you: We want you back. That’s the upshot of a newly launched direct-mail and radio-advertising campaign that invites anglers to rediscover the pleasures of freshwater fishing…


Take Advantage of Take-a-Kid Fishing Weekend June 6-8

Minnesotans who want to catch some quality family time are encouraged to take advantage of Take-A-Kid Fishing weekend, which is June 6-8. Minnesota residents 18 and older can fish for free during these days when they accompany an angler younger than 16. “Most kids would love to go fishing,” said…