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First Time Fishing

419 Trout Farm Rd. Bolingbrook, IL

Dates: May. 23, 2024
Times: 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 419 Trout Farm Rd., Bolingbrook, IL

This spring, try a new hobby – fishing! Learn the basic skills every angler needs to know: how to put together a pole, tie a knot, bait a hook and cast. Safety and ethics will also be discussed. Workshop participants will gain hands-on experience fishing along the lakes during the second hour. Everything needed for the program, including bait, is provided.

Fee: $5 per person. Age: Ages 8 or older. Registration required by Wednesday, May 22, by calling 815-722-4121 or online.

Shoreline fishing and the pier are accessible from the parking lot. Hidden Lakes Trout Farm has paved accessible trails from the parking lot. The shoreline fishing area is on natural surfaces over uneven terrain. 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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