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Event Category: National Fishing and Boating Week
Date of Event: June 08, 2013 (Saturday)
Time of Event: 9am-1pm
Event Site: Rappahannock River Valley NWR - Wilna Tract
Event Description: Kids' Fishing Day invites children and youth ages 4-15 to learn the how to of fishing at Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge. There will be a free clinic between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. with fun activities where kids can learn how to identify fish and their habitat, knot tying, casting and water safety. Kids will then have the opportunity to put their new skills to the test at the Kids All-American Fishing Derby being held at Wilna pond from 10 a.m. to 1:00p.m. This is a great opportunity for kids to learn about fishing, have fun, and win prizes. In addition to the free fishing, the day will include grilled hotdogs, prize drawings, goodie bags full of giveaways, and fun contests. Kids that want to participate in the Refuge Derby must pre-register at (804) 333-1470. Please call early as space is limited!!! All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Geographic Region: US - Northeast
State/Province: Virginia
Contact Information: Rebekah Martin, (804)333-1470 x113, rebekah_p_martin@fws.gov
Event URL: www.fws.gov/northeast/rappahannock


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