FLORENCE, Wis.—Eagle River-Florence Ranger District is offering an opportunity to introduce young people to fishing and other fun outdoor activities during the district’s second annual “Kids Fishing Day” on June 2.
The event runs from noon to 4 p.m. on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest’s (CNNF) Lost Lake Campground in Florence County. Registration for this free event begins at 11 a.m.
This family event is part of Wisconsin’s Free Fishing Weekend, no fishing licenses or trout stamps are required for anyone to fish. However, all other fishing regulations apply.
Fishing day includes free fishing for the whole family, a casting contest for the most accurate casters, a visit by Smokey Bear, canoeing and kayaking, free food and raffle prizes.
For more information, call (715) 528-4464, Ext. 139. Lost Lake is about 45 minutes east of Eagle River, Wis., via Highway 70. Information about the CNNF can be found by visiting www.fs.fed.us/r9/cnnf