Free Kids Learn To Fish Day this weekend at Johnson Lake

Gather up the family, especially the kids and get ready to attend the 10th Annual FREE Kids Learn To Fish Day at Johnson Lake Resort on June 23 (with an option of June 24 as well provided enough children register) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Learn to Fish is an introductory program provided by the Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. that is appropriate for kids five to 15 and their families. This half-day course teaches participants the basics of how, when and where to catch fish in fresh water.

Each year, about 25,000 people across the province participate in this program.

What you’ll learn: • Fish identification and habitat • Familiarization with fishing rods and tackle • Learn to tie knots • Casting and retrieving • Proper fish handling • All fishing gear is supplied • Fishing on beautiful Johnson Lake • A tour to view spawning rainbow trout • Barbecue lunch provided • Prizes and tackle give-aways • Fun for parents as well

Space is limited for this event, and participants need to register in advance with the Johnson Lake Resort at: 250-424-4111 or email: info@ johnsonlakeresort.com

This event is sponsored by Johnson Lake Resort, the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC, The Family Fishing Society of BC, and Turkey’s Party Makers.

Did you know?

Under an agreement signed between the Province and the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC in 2015, 100 per cent of the revenue generated from fishing licences directly benefits recreational fisheries. That’s right, every penny goes into research, conservation and education programs, improving angler access and our stocking program. The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation receives 100 per cent of the surcharge revenue collected from angling licence sales to provide grants for fish conservation projects.

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