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Kids Fishing Clinic with Gowanda Fire Department 2023

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May 06 2023 to May 06 2023 Starts 10 a.m.


Gowanda Volunteer Fire Company

| Cattaraugus County

| Chautauqua-Allegheny

230 Aldrich Street Gowanda, NY None NY 14070

Event Description

The Gowanda Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. is partnering with the NYS DEC and clubs to introduce future generations of all ages to the sport of fishing, by providing a hands-on clinic, where upon completion the adults and kids will have gained enough knowledge to safely get started fishing the waterways.

The clinic will be a hands-on/interactive catch and release event:

    All ages, Adult accompaniment required for all youth participants

    Open to anyone that wants to learn how to fish

    Dress accordingly for the weather, as classroom type stations will be outdoors at the fire hall and also on the Cattaraugus Creek

    Must follow CDC guidance in place at the time for Covid-19

    Fishing poles and tackle available to borrow. Bait provided.

    DEC designated FREE FISHING EVENT. No fishing license needed by participants of any age during event hours only. All other Freshwater Fishing regulations still apply.

    Lunch provided

    The adults and kids will learn the basics from the ground floor up including:

        The necessary gear including rods, reels, line, casting, knots, baits, etc.

        The fish and their behaviors

        Techniques used when first starting out

        The locations and timing when to have the best success

        Beginner fly fishing

        Fly Fishing Station

    Pre-registration online is required as seating is limited to 100

        Register by clicking the link below

        For more info, email us at gowandafirerescue [at] gmail [dot] com


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