Posts Tagged 'Fishing festival'

Fishing for something to do this week?

Hundreds of keen anglers are ready to drop a line this week for the annual Putt Bennett Family Fishing Festival being held at Mylestom. The festival regularly attracts people from interstate, including South Australia and Queensland, and 2019 is expected to be no different. Up to 350 juniors will be taking part in the event, which encourages children and families to engage in environmentally sustainable fishing practices with the focus on ‘catch and release’ in […]

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Fishing festival lures family, friends to Belmont Lake State Park

Jeff Esposito and son John, his 6-year-old hands covered by mittens, didn’t let the cool weather keep them from casting their lines into Belmont Lake. The father and son were among the healthy-sized crowd that showed up Saturday at Belmont Lake State Park to fish and have a few laughs with family and friends. As he looked out over the lake on the 41-degree day, Esposito, 40, of Lynbrook, wished for warmer weather. Still, he […]

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