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Sykes to hold fishing event

By Stephanie Warsmith Published: June 14, 2013

Rep. Vernon Sykes, R-Akron, will host his annual fishing clinic from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the Wildlife District 3 Youth Fishing Area, 912 Portage Lakes Drive.

The event is for children ages 7 to 14 who live in the Akron area. It will feature various stations with information fishing, including filleting and cooking, local information/map reading, knot tying, rigging, habitat and handling.

The children will receive breakfast, a picnic lunch and a free rod and reel to take home. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources works with Sykes to make the event possible.

To RSVP or for more information, call 234-738-4844 or send an email to rep34@ohiohouse.gov. Children must be chaperoned by an adult, be a first-time attendee and provide contact information. Only 100 spaces are available and the deadline is Tuesday.

 

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