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Saturday, August 25, 2012
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

12th Annual Family Fishing Day

Free community event promises a day of fishing and family fun with activities that focus on the theme ?Clean Water = Healthy Fish.?The Doan Brook Watershed Partnership (DBWP) invites Northeast Ohio residents to ?get hooked? and enjoy a day of free fishing and outdoor activities with friends and family at University Circle?s historic Rockefeller Park Lagoon on Saturday, August 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Family members of all ages will be able to learn casting, knot-tying, and fish for bluegill, bass, catfish (and prizes) in the specially stocked lagoon with provided bait and tackle. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn how to handle and identify native Ohio fish, look at local aquatic life under a microscope, make a fish ?print,? win a free rain barrel, participate in a mini stream clean-up and enjoy a free hot dog lunch. The day hosts a fun way to learn the importance of clean water to our lives and local economy. Advance registration required: call DBWP at 216-321-5935 x244 or email ryan@shakerlakes.org. Free parking is available in the adjacent Rockefeller Park lot off Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. at 105th, along East 105th St., or in the City tennis courts lot.Free community event promises a day of fishing and family fun with activities that focus on the theme ?Clean Water = Healthy Fish.?The Doan Brook Watershed Partnership (DBWP) invites Northeast Ohio residents to ?get hooked? and enjoy a day of free fishing and outdoor activities with friends and family at University Circle?s historic Rockefeller Park Lagoon on Saturday, August 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Family members of all ages will be able to learn casting, knot-tying, and fish for bluegill, bass, catfish (and prizes) in the specially stocked lagoon with provided bait and tackle. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn how to handle and identify native Ohio fish, look at local aquatic life under a microscope, make a fish ?print,? win a free rain barrel, participate in a mini stream clean-up and enjoy a free hot dog lunch. The day hosts a fun way to learn the importance of clean water to our lives and local economy. Advance registration required: call DBWP at 216-321-5935 x244 or email ryan@shakerlakes.org. Free parking is available in the adjacent Rockefeller Park lot off Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. at 105th, along East 105th St., or in the City tennis courts lot.

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