Casey Harthorn teaching the next generation how to fish. Courtesy photo
Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is providing a fishing clinic for youth and families 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8 at Fenton Lake.
For those who want to learn how to fish, improve their skills, or want to know more about local aquatic ecosystems, this is an excellent opportunity. This fishing adventure will include 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 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.