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City of Abilene & Texas Parks and Wildlife Team Up to Host Trout Derby

Post Date:02/13/2017 2:31 PM

Grab the fishing poles and join us for some trout fishing fun for the Neighborhood Fishin' Trout Derby on February 18, 2017 from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. 

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and City of Abilene Parks and Recreation Divisions are teaming up again this year to host the always fun Neighborhood Fishin' Trout Derby at Grover Nelson Park's Small Pond.  

The event will include fishing at the Neighborhood Fishin' Program pond, fish identification, casting techniques, knot-tying and more.  There will also be some loaner tackle for youth in limited supply, bait, and some giveaways.  Please note: all persons 17 years old and older will need a valid fishing license to fish.  This is a FREE event!  So, round up the family, and let’s go trout fishing! 

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