For the past three years, people of all ages and abilities have gathered for a day of fishing for fun and prizes at River Bend Farm, 287 Oak Street in Uxbridge. This year’s Family Fun Fishing Day, scheduled for Saturday, May 5 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (rain date May 19) promises to be another popular event. This event is FREE but registration is required at www.thebrwa.org/familyfun.
The Family Fun Fishing Day is sponsored by the Blackstone River Watershed Association and Alternatives in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. Fishing rods and reels will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own equipment. Food and beverages will be offered for sale by GottaQ Smokehouse BBQ.
This catch- and-release event welcomes young and old, experienced anglers and first time fishers alike. With a variety of educational activities, demonstrations on casting and tying techniques, games and prizes, the day will be full of fun, learning and friendly competition.
For more information about this event contact Jennifer MacNeill at 508-266-6552 or [email protected].
Photo Caption: Matthew Parrott enjoys a great day at River Bend Farm.