PEEC Holds Fishing Clinic Oct. 3

Fishing lesson in progress. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is providing a fishing clinic for youth and families at Fenton Lake 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3.

For those who want to learn how to fish, improve their skills, or want to know more about our local aquatic ecosystems, this is an excellent opportunity.

This fishing adventure includes lessons on knot tying, casting, fish biology, macro-invertebrates, fish prints, baits, and lures. Fishing expert, Casey Harthorn, with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, will also discuss recreational fishing skills as well as the biology and habits of fish, to better prepare participants for their fishing career.

After paying the Fenton Lake State Park fee of $5 per vehicle, this program is free. Equipment will be provided, and advance registration is required.  To register and for more information about this and other PEEC programs, visit, email, or call 505.662.0460.