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Children's Fishing Clinic at Chickasaw NRA

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Date: September 24, 2010
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282
Contact: Steffan Hakanson, 580-622-7232

Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur , Oklahoma, would like to invite children ages 12 and under to participate in a fishing clinic on Saturday, October 9, 2010. The clinic is in partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Aquatic Education Program and will take place from 9:00 am-12:00 pm at the Point Day Use Area at the south end of Cooper Memorial Road at the Lake of the Arbuckles.  

The family-friendly event will include a series of stations where National Park Service staff and volunteers will instruct children on various aspects of fishing. Fishing equipment, casting, knot tying, sport fish identification, and water safety/fishing ethics will be included. Some equipment will be provided, although attendees are encouraged to bring their own fishing poles. Parents are encouraged to participate with their children and enjoy a morning at the lake.

Pre-registration is not required. For more information, call Park Guide Steffan Hakanson at 580 622-7232, or e-mail us.

Did You Know?

Park Ranger Forest Townsley at Platt National Park, 1910

In 1904 Forest Townsley was appointed the first park ranger in Platt National Park [the Platt Historic District in today's Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. In 1913 he transferred to Yosemite National Park, where he later became Chief Ranger. More...