February 21, 2013
Additional dates added to Family Fishing Clinics
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) continues to add dates to the popular Family Fishing Clinics. Make sure to sign up as the classes fill up quickly!
Want to get your line in the water and reel in the big one, but you don't feel confident with your angling skills? Family Fishing Clinics is an introductory class to fishing.
The clinics are sponsored by the DNR Aquatic Education Section and are designed to introduce the basics of fishing to the young and old or those who need a refresher to increase their future participation in the sport. Family Fishing Clinics teach skills on how to tie a fishing knot, rig a rod and reel, and casting. The best part is everyone will get to try their hand at fishing. Family Fishing Clinics are free of charge.
Register online or for more information regarding an upcoming Family Fishing Clinic event or to host an event, please contact Lorianne Riggin, firstname.lastname@example.org or (803) 737-8483.
The scheduled clinics are as follows:
* April 6 - 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon - Lake Rabon (SC Highway 252, west of Laurens)
* April 27 – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Lake Hartwell State Park
* May 25 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lee State Park
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