Posts Tagged 'fishing day'
The Department of Game & Inland Fisheries has scheduled two free fishing days Sept. 28-29 in conjunction with National Hunting and Fishing Day. Inclement weather during free fishing days in June prompted the department to add additional days. Anyone can fish free in public fresh waters around the state without having to buy a fishing license. A license is still required to fish in marine areas or saltwater portions of tidal waters. On Sept. 28, […]
People usually do not see a need until a situation impacts them directly, but an annual fishing outing here testifies to the power of a need meeting a vision. About 440 special-needs students and volunteers from several area schools and the community gathered at Joe Phillips’ three-quarter acre pond Friday for the 20th annual “Fishing with Angels” event. The event started with just three special-needs students in 1997 but has blossomed to a major event […]
Like the fictional character Huckleberry Finn he is reading about in a school literature class, Jason Esquivel grabbed his rod and reel Saturday and joined friend Ryan Covert on the banks of the Rockaway River in Rockaway for a chilly first day of trout season. The two friends share a tradition of being on the water for the first trout fishing day and came prepared with salmon eggs to attach to their lures. The Rockaway […]