DNR Offers Free Fly Tying Clinic For Kids Ages 12-15 April 17
WHAT: Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs™ Fly Tying for Teens clinic. Participants will collect and identify aquatic insects to see what the fish are eating and compare them to artificial flies. Using a fly tying kit, they will learn about the different fly tying materials and make some flies to take home. Girls and boys ages 12-15 are eligible.
No prior fly tying experience is needed. DNR will supply the equipment and instruction. Participants should bring a lunch and beverage. This is a free program.
WHEN: Saturday, April 17, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: Tawes State Office Building, 580 Taylor Ave. in Annapolis,
WHO: DNR Secretary C. Ronald Franks will give the opening remarks and assist with fly tying.
HOW: Pre-registration is required. For more information or a registration form, contact Donna Fahres at 410-260-8721 or visit DNR’s website at www.dnr.maryland.gov/education/hofnod.html.
WHY: Maryland is proud to be a part of the national program, "Hooked On Fishing, Not On Drugs." Sponsored by Sport Fish Restoration and Future Fisherman Foundation, DNR offers free fishing clinics throughout the year to Maryland youth. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Resources Education staff teaches these clinics to over 1,000 students a year.
Posted April 14, 2004