Colorado: Free fishing lessons for kids Aug. 19 in Granby


Kids can get some free fishing info Aug. 19 at a clinic in Granby.

By Summit Voice

SUMMIT COUNTY — Colorado kids under 12 can learn about the basics of rods, reels and lures during a free fishing clinic coming up Aug. 19 in Granby.

The Hot Sulphur Springs office of Colorado Parks and Wildlife is hosting the event as a fun way to introduce youngsters to angling.

“We hope these kids become the anglers of tomorrow,” said Granby area dstrict wildlife manger Scott Murdoch. “Colorado needs a new generation that will not only enjoy this wonderful sport, but will also help maintain our fisheries and habitat.”

The free event will be held at the Kaibab Kids Fishing Pond in Granby, Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents are welcome to come along and learn with their kids. The clinic is free, and rods and reels will be provided, but pre-registration is required.

Space is limited so please call the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Hot Sulphur Springs office at 970-725-6200 to reserve a space.

Check out the Parks and Wildlife fishing webpage for more.


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