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Washington Co. Conservation Holding Youth Fishing Derby

Posted: Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 at 7:40 am

Young anglers have an opportunity to showcase their skills as well as learning new fishing techniques at the Youth Fishing Derby coming up this weekend.  The Washington County Conservation Board is hosting the event.  The program begins with short educational sessions on Iowa Fish, rules and regulations, and fishing tackle and tips.  From 10:00 until lunch, participants will fish.  After fishing, participants will sample Iowa fish in a light fish fry lunch and door prizes will be given out.  The event is this Saturday.  Check-in will be at the Conservation Education Center from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. with activities beginning at 9:00.  For more information or to reserve a pole, contact the Washington County Conservation Board.