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Family Fishing Program
Looking for a great way to connect with your family?
Discover just how much fun fishing can be when you do it together at a PFBC Family Fishing Program. Learn basic fishing skills like knot tying, casting, baiting the hook and taking a fish off the hook. You and your family will have the opportunity to fish – no fishing license required. All equipment provided. The “catch???” adults must bring a child and the children must bring an adult. You’ll be learning and fishing together.
Family Fishing Program
Upper Macungie Township Recreation
Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission
The family fishing program is a 4 hour educational fishing program designed to introduce or reintroduce families to the joy of angling. Half of the program is educational (knot tying, rules & regulations, casting practice, gear and tackle guidance.) The second half of the program is the fishing experience, it will be catch and release (license exempt). Parents must bring children, and children must bring parents. Everyone is learning and fishing together as a family to understand how this activity can be used for bonding time. The PFBC will provide all tackle and fishing equipment. We ask that participants bring your own bait- worms (red, night crawlers, or meal) whole corn kernels or even a package of hot dogs. Children must be 8 years old so they have the coordination and attention span to wholly participate. Must be a resident of Upper Macungie Township.
- 4 HOUR EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM – 2 HOURS INSTUCTION – 2 HOURS FISHING
- LICENSE EXEMPT – CATCH AND RELEASE
- PARENTS MUST ACCOMPANY CHILDREN
- PFBC WILL PROVIDE ALL TACKLE AND FISHING EQUIPMENT
- MUST BE A RESIDENT OF UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP
- CHILDREN MUST BE AT LEAST 8 YEARS OLD
- MUST BRING BAIT – WORMS, WHOLE CORN OR HOT DOGS
- RESTROOMS WILL BE AVAILABLE
- PROGRAM IS FREE
- CLASS SIZE LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS
THE FISHING PROGRAM IS FREE BUT YOU MUST REGISTER
Saturday, July 21, 2012
9:00am to 1:00pm
PONDS @ APPLE PARK
PACKHOUSE ROAD @ APPLE ROAD, FOGELSVILLE
Any other questions, contact Valerie Brosky at 610-395-4892, ext 30
More About Apple Park
Apple Park is an 18.2-acre green space in Fogelsville, nestled in a development off North Church Street. A tennis court is located at the lower end of the facility. An athletic field is utilized for soccer, field hockey, baseball and softball. The parking lot is crushed stone. Fishing is available and future improvements to the facility are planned by the Upper Macungie Board of Supervisors.
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