New York State Parks are sponsoring a series of children’s learn-to-fish events throughout the summer.
Hempstead Lake State Park will host a Freshwater Fishing Clinic on Saturday, August 6th, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
In addition to learning about freshwater fishing and the aquatic environment, a children’s casting contest will be held throughout the day. Education stations will be located along the lake for help with fishing rods, bait, and more.
Registration closes after 200 participants. Please call (631) 444-0280.
Hempstead Lake State Park is located on Southern State Parkway, exit 18, in West Hempstead.
The event is free; $8 parking; free with Empire Pass.