Forest service schedules Kids Fishing Day for Saturday

Published: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 15:16 PM.

The U.S. Forest Service has scheduled Kids Fishing Day from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Cedar Swamp Pond in the Croatan National Forest in Newport.

The event is for children 15 years old and younger. Adults must accompany all children.

The event allows families and friends to share time together while learning about fishing.

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, volunteers and forest service employees will provide free fishing help and loaned equipment. A free lunch will be provided.

Cedar Swamp Pond is located south of Newport off Hibbs Road and Transfer Station Road.

For more information, call the Croatan Ranger Station at 638-5628 or Rachelle Powell at 671-5190. 



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