McKinney Lake Fish Hatchery to host youth fishing event

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HOFFMAN — Anglers, get ready.

The McKinney Lake Fish Hatchery is the site of a a family-friendly fishing event on Saturday, Sept. 27.

For $20, each participant will receive a rod-and-reel combo, hat, a T-shirt, duck call, and a Greenwing membership, which includes a one-year subscription to Puddler magazine. The event, sponsored by the Richmond County chapter of Ducks Unlimited, is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kevin Spradlin | PeeDeePost.com

Kevin Spradlin | PeeDeePost.com

It is one of eight events the N.C. Wildlife Resources is hosting or supporting in celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day 2014. The goal is to allow the public to learn about fishing, hunting and wildlife conservation.

Each event will feature a variety of hands-on, outdoor-related activities suitable for all ages and abilities. Activities and exhibits will vary from event to event, but all will provide opportunities for participants to connect with nature while improving outdoor skills in fishing, kayaking, archery, air rifle shooting, fly-casting, identifying aquatic insects, outdoor cooking, arrowhead making and much more.

For more information, contact Travis Wallace at 910-895-2104.

Kevin Spradlin | PeeDeePost.com

Kevin Spradlin | PeeDeePost.com

 

 

 

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