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First Time Fishing

419 Trout Farm Rd. Bolingbrook, IL

Dates: Apr. 25, 2024
Times: 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 419 Trout Farm Rd., Bolingbrook, IL

Get a head start on your summer fishing adventures! Learn rod-and-reel fishing basics in this two-hour workshop covering fundamental fishing skills, including how to put together a pole, knot tying, casting and securing hooks. Safety and ethics will also be covered. In the second hour, program participants will gain hands-on experience while fishing along the shore. Everything needed for the program, including bait, will be provided.

Fee: $5 per person. Age: Ages 7 or older. Registration required by Thursday, April 25, by calling 815-722-4121 or online.

Shoreline fishing and the pier are accessible from the parking lot. Youth group programming is available upon request. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program (Photo by Anthony Schalk)

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