16th Annual Ithaca Fishing Day Set For March

This year the Leon Chandler Chapter of Trout Unlimited is sponsoring Ithaca Fishing Day. We have expanded our focus beyond just fly-fishing to encompass all aspects of fishing and cold water conservation.The date for the Sixteenth Annual Ithaca Fishing Day is Saturday, March 8, 2008 from 9 am to 3 pm. Once again, the event will be held at the Boynton Middle School in Ithaca, New York. Ithaca Fishing Day a unique event that invites the community to come and experience a day of fishing and cold water environmental education. This event is free to the public and all proceeds raised benefit the youth environmental education activities of our local Trout Unlimited Chapter.While the event continues to offer a special focus on fly-fishing, directed at young people it is also of interest to anyone wanting to learn more about the sport of fishing and the local environment.Lectures and programs are planned throughout the day. As always, we will feature special programs by noted authorities on a variety of important and interesting topics, free fly-casting, spin casting and fly-tying instruction, as well as offer unique opportunities to learn fishing and fly tying tips from masters from around the region.Additionally, a variety of local and regional vendors will be on hand with a wide variety of their goods on hand for sale.

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