Workshops are free and open to all ages and skill levels
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center is offering free workshops for people of all ages and skill levels in August. Online registration is required for the workshops, which are open on a first-come, first-served basis.
Aug. 5 through Aug. 9 – Summer Fishing Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. daily. Open to ages nine through 14.
Aug. 10 – Family Fishing Workshop from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to families with children ages seven and older.
Aug. 13 through Aug. 15 – Beginning Fly-Tying Course daily from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.
Aug. 16 – Introductory to Pier Fishing from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. nightly. Open to ages 15 and older.
Aug. 19 through Aug. 23 – Summer Fishing Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. daily. Open to ages nine through 14.
Aug. 22 – Fly-tying Forum from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Open to ages 10 and older. Students 15 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult.
The John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center is located at 7489 Raeford Road in Fayetteville, across from Lake Rim. Commission staff at the Pechmann Center conducts fishing workshops, events and clinics throughout the year. Most programs are free and open to the public. For more information on the Commission’s wildlife education centers and other activities and events, visit ncwildlife.org/learning.
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