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POW kids fishing day to focus on aquatic ecology

The 22nd annual Prince of Wales Island Kids Fishing Day is set for June 7th at the Eagles Nest Campground near Control Lake in the Thorne Bay Ranger District.

The yearly event is hosted by the U.S. Forest Service Thorne Bay and Craig ranger districts. It coincides with National Boating Week, Get Outdoors Day and the 50th anniversary of the national Wilderness Act.

The event will include booths with information, activities and demonstrations focusing on aquatic ecology.

It starts at 9 a.m. and lasts through 1 p.m. Those planning to attend can bring freshwater fishing gear, and a T-shirt to print a fish onto.

For more information, contact the Thorne Bay Ranger District.

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