Canceled-Family Day: Fishing

Sunday, June 21, 2020 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown

Event Audience: 

Family

Fee: 

Free, Donations Appreciated

Families may enjoy exploring, discovering, and learning in the natural world at this fishing event on Sunday, June 21, at Banner Marsh State Fish & Wildlife Area!  Activities will include bank fishing and the opportunity to learn about proper fishing etiquette and different fish species.  Participants may also enjoy learning how to paddle a Voyageur Canoe.

Everyone may fish for free and without a license during the event. A limited amount of fishing poles and tackle will be available on a first come, first served basis for use during the event.  Participants may bring their own fishing gear, blankets, lawn/camping chairs, and sunscreen and should dress appropriately for this outdoor activity.  Light refreshments will also be available.  

The event will be held Sunday, June 21, 2020, from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the Main Entrance of Banner Marsh SFWA, Johnson Lake, off of Route U.S. 24.  Registration is not required.  Admission is free; donations are greatly appreciated. 

The Family Fishing Event is co-hosted by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services-Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge.

 

 

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