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D.E.E.P. Family Fishing Class

July 28 @ 2:00 pm 8:00 pm

Learn to fish for free!  The Nature Center is sponsoring the Department of Environmental Protection C.A.R.E. (Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education) family fishing class.  This opportunity is for interested people of all ages to learn about fish identification, fishing tackle, and techniques, how to cast, where to catch fish, and much more.  The 2-hour classroom instruction will be held at the nature center between 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and will be followed by fishing with the instructors and CARE interns at Colony Pond immediately following the class from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  All equipment and bait will be provided.  Adults over the age of 16 are required to have a fishing license to participate in the event.  Both adults and youth should register for the fishing online at CT DEEP licensing system.  To pre-register or r more information call Chief Instructor, Dave Connelly at 203-231-0946. 


July 28
2:00 pm – 8:00 pm