Children's Fishing Day

June 23th, 2018
Little boy with a pike. Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 join us for Children's Fishing Day. Catch the Excitement! The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in cooperation with the Seney Natural History Association, invites you to participate in the 29th Annual Children’s Fishing Day.

Thank You

On the day of the event young anglers are required to register at the Visitor Center before fishing. Fish entries will be accepted between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at the Visitor Center. Fishing stations will be set up along the Refuge’s Fishing Loop. A limited amount of fishing poles and bait are available for participants to use at these stations. Fishing is allowed from the shore along designated fishing pools and show pools. Lead sinkers are not allowed.

Activities and games for the whole family begin at 12:00 p.m. in the Visitor Center and include arts and crafts, games, and activities. Certificates will be awarded to the first, second, and third place winners for largest perch and pike in four age categories. Prizes, provided by local businesses, will be awarded by random drawing. A complimentary fish dinner for all participants and their families will be held at 3:00 p.m., followed by the awards ceremony. We would like to thank the following businesses/organizations for their generous support in 2017.

Curtis: Curtis True Value Hardware, Fish and Hunt Shop, Lion’s Club and Mick's Bait Shop; Germfask: Big Cedar Campground, Northland Outfitters, Germfask Town Hall, Jolly Inn; McMillan:Taylor Market; Manistique: Top O’ Lake Sport Shop; Marquette: Getz; Munising: Bob’s IGA, Holiday Gas Station 155, Madigan’s True Value Hardware; Newberry: Foster's Hardware, Supervalu Foods; Seney: Seney Party Store and Snowmobile Association