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Sunday April 16, 2023
1:00 PM
Contact  Betsy Ukeritis - DEC Region 7
(315) 314-0768

Participate in a free Beginner's Fishing Clinic co-hosted by DEC and City of Rochester Parks & Recreation at Cobbs Hill County Park at Lake Riley Lodge in Rochester, Monroe County on Sunday, 4/16 from 1 PM - 4 PM. This event is accessible with mobimats from Monroe County Parks to the lakeshore and DEC has limited accessible fishing equipment to try. Participants can practice casting, learn fish identification, fishing techniques, and more! No freshwater fishing license is required during the event, and all equipment and bait will be provided for free.

Location/Address: Cobbs Hill County Park at Lake Riley Lodge, 80 Culver Road, Rochester, NY 14610

Directions: Families can take the 11 bus to Culver Rd and Werner Rd or Culver Rd and Monroe Ave, then walk up Culver Rd toward I490 and Lake Riley.

Visit the Free Learn to Fish page for more information and other upcoming events near you.

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