Panfish to Plate Fishing Workshop

Want to learn how to fish? Do you want to find out how to prepare an amazing meal from your catch? Are you looking for a new outdoor hobby or a way to spend more quality time with your family? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions then call now to sign up for the Panfish to Plate Workshop!The Panfish to Plate Workshop is a program from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca County in partnership with Bass Pro Shops geared to teach people how to fish and how to prepare their catch for dinner. The workshop will cover fishing rules and regulations, what bait and tackle to use to catch the target species, how to clean and prepare a day’s catch, as well as nutritional benefits to eating fish and fish health advisories. With this knowledge, it’s easier for families to spend time putting food on the table together and sharing healthy and tasty meals. Members from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca County will teach new cooking techniques and recipes, plus the ins and outs of what fish to eat, how much of it to eat, and how to prepare fresh, local fish. Experts from Cornell’s Department of Natural Resources will be teaching you how to fish! Bass Pro Shop in Auburn has donated door prizes for the workshop participants.The Panfish to Plate Workshop will be held on Wednesday, July 24th, from 5:30-8:00pm at Oak Island Pavilion in Waterloo, NY. Dinner will be prepared and made by you and the Cornell Extension chefs! Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Advance registration is required so we can better plan for the classes. Space is limited! The cost is $10 per family or $5 per individual. Adults must have a valid NYS DEC fishing license to fish. Youth under age 16 do not need a license. Call Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension at 315-539-9251 to register and for more information.For nearly 100 years, Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension has served the people of the County, putting to practical use the scholarship and research of Cornell University and the national land grant system in the areas of agriculture and food systems sustainability; families, nutrition, health and safety (human ecology); youth development (4-H); environmental and natural resource enhancement; and community and economic vitality. The office is located at 308 Main Street Shop Centre in Waterloo and the telephone number is 315-539-9251. Panfish to Plate Fishing WorkshopWednesday, July 24th, 20135:30 pm – 8:00 pmAt Oak Island Pavilion, Waterloo, NYSpace is limited, register soon!

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