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For Release: Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Media Advisory for Thursday, August 23, 2018

DEC Commissioner Seggos Participates in New York State Fair Free Fishing Experience

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos will join DEC fishing staff on Thursday, August 23, for the state's Free Fishing Experience at the New York State Fair. Commissioner Seggos welcomes anglers of all ages and abilities to join him from 10a.m.- 2:00p.m. for a free family fishing event at the NY Experience Pond. All fishing equipment will be provided at no cost and no fishing licenses will be required. Additionally, all attendees of the Fair will receive free admission with a valid NYS Sporting License. ‎Commissioner Seggos will kick off the event at approximately 10:00 a.m.

WHO: DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos

WHAT: Free Family Fishing Event at the NY Experience Pond

WHEN/WHERE: Thursday, August 23, 2018: 10 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Directions to event.

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