FAMILY FISHING EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR 2014

Posted 3 months ago

By Corey Sorenson

Annual Kids Fishing Day at Natural Tunne by vastateparksstaff, on Flickr

LINCOLN – Another spring and summer of family fishing fun is scheduled with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Family Fishing Events.

Family Fishing Events provide opportunities for people of all ages who have never fished or have not fished in years to learn and enjoy the activity. Rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing instruction, will be available for free. Look for the Family Fishing Trailer at each site. Appropriate fishing and park permits are required.

All events are from 6-8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. The schedule is:

  • April 28 - Terry’s Pit, Scottsbluff, 5-7:30 p.m.
  • May 10 - Fort Kearny State Recreation Area (SRA), Kearney, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • May 28 - Lake Halleck, Papillion
  • May 29 - Holmes Lake, Lincoln
  • June 3 - Skyview Lake, Norfolk
  • June 4 - Pawnee Park East, Columbus
  • June 7 - Yanney Park, Kearney, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • June 10 - Fremont Lakes SRA No. 3, Fremont
  • June 11 - Benson Park Pond, Omaha
  • June 11 - Recharge Lake, York
  • June 17 - Walnut Creek Reservoir, Papillion
  • June 18 - Bowling Lake, Lincoln
  • June 21 - Carp-O-Rama, Pawnee SRA, Emerald, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • June 24 - City Pond, North Platte
  • June 25 - Cottonmill Lake, Kearney
  • June 26 - Mormon Island SRA No. 1, Grand Island
  • July 8 - Johnson Lake, Fremont
  • July 9 - Holmes Lake, Lincoln
  • July 10 - Lake Halleck, Papillion
  • July 12 - Carp-O-Rama, Maloney Reservoir, North Platte, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • July 15 - Skyview Lake, Norfolk
  • July 16 - Pawnee Park East, Columbus
  • July 22 - Bowling Lake, Lincoln
  • July 23 - Benson Park Pond, Omaha
  • Aug. 6 - City Pond, North Platte
  • Aug. 7 - Mormon Island SRA No. 1, Grand Island
  • Aug. 8 - Fort Kearny SRA, Kearney
  • Aug. 12 - Lake Halleck, Papillion
  • Aug. 13 - Holmes Lake, Lincoln
  • Aug. 14 - Recharge Lake, York
  • Sept. 20-21 - Missouri River Outdoor Expo, Ponca State Park, Ponca, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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