Kids’ Free Fishing Day returns for 10th year

LA CROSSE (WKBT) – Kids and their families are invited to take part in a day of free fishing Saturday morning.

The 10th Annual Kids’ Free Fishing Day event is put together by the Wisconsin AFL-CIO and Union Sportsmen’s Alliance. From 9 am to noon June 4, kids can fish at the Chad Erickson Memorial Park free of charge. Since the event coincides with the Wisconsin DNR’s “Free Fishing Weekend”, parents and chaperones will not need a license to fish with their children.

The first 125 to register and attend will receive a fishing rod, reel and outdoor goodie bag to take home. Picnic-style snacks and drinks will be provided, as well as bait courtesy of Ace Hardware of La Crosse.

Over 1000 kids and their parents have taken part in Kids’ Free Fishing Day since 2012. Registration for the event is recommended, you can do so at this website.

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