May 31, 2014
ANNUAL FREE KIDS' FISHING CLINIC
Fort Clinch State Park
Date: Saturday, May 31, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Fort Clinch State Park is partnering with the Friends of Fort Clinch, Inc., Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Fish Florida to conduct a Kids’ Fishing Clinic on Saturday, May 31, to teach lessons on knot tying, fishing ethics, tackle, habitat, casting and more.
The clinic is open to children ages five to 15 and will be held on the Atlantic Fishing Pier at Fort Clinch State Park. During the event, 500 kids will take home their own rod and reel combo. A free hot dog lunch is provided to every participant. Bring your family to enjoy a fun day of saltwater fishing.
Fees: Free for participants and their families.
Contact: For more information, call 904-277-7274.
Take I-95 to the Fernandina Beach/Callahan exit (Milepost Exit 373 - Old Exit 129), and stay to the right. You will then be traveling east on A1A. (This road becomes 8th Street within the town limits of Fernandina.) Stay on this road, (A1A), for 16 miles until you come to the intersection of 8th Street and Atlantic Avenue. Turn right on Atlantic Avenue and go about two miles, Fort Clinch State Park will be on the left.