NPS Take Me Fishing Program
Victoria Fan, of Dublin, Ohio, proudly displays her "prized" catch of a small Hogfish that she caught with the help of Ranger Brian Przystawski at a National Park Service interpretive fishing program this past Thursday. The national park sites on the Outer Banks; Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial offer over 230 free programs per week to park visitors throughout the summer months. To learn more about these programs, check the parks’ websites: www.nps.gov/caha, www.nps.gov/fora, www.nps.gov/wrbr; or get a copy of the park newspaper, In The Park, at any NPS visitor center or Outer Banks Visitors Bureau welcome center.NPS photo.
Did You Know?
The U.S.S. Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras during a storm in December 1862. The wreck's location was a mystery until 1973 when a research vessel found the ship 16 miles off the cape in 230 feet of water. In 1975, the Monitor was named the nation’s first National Marine Sanctuary.