Fish Tales on the Shawnee

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An aquatic education adventure!


 2014 Program

Vision Statement – Fish Tales is a fishing program designed to involve children from underserved communities in an environmental education program that introduces environmentally healthy habits to last them a lifetime, while enjoying a fun summer experience.

Come join us for a morning of aquatic education fun!  Learn how to bait your hook, cast, knot tie, fish and more.  Enjoy hands on, aquatic based activities too and come explore the great outdoors!

Saturday April 26, 2014 – Meet at Pounds Hollow Lake

Time:  9:00 a.m. – Noon


Directions:  From Route 1, take Pounds Hollow Road 2 miles.  Take a right into Pounds Hollow Recreation area to the day use area. From Route 34, take Karbers Ridge 9 miles and turn left into Pounds Hollow Recreation area to the day use area.


  • Sign-in at 9 am, introductions, safety information/facilities information, pole, bait demonstration, catch and release, casting, fishing, break, knot tying and fishing.  PLEASE NOTE:  All activities will be finished by noon.


  • Do not forget to wear a hat or cap, sunglasses and sunscreen for protection from the sun.  Also, please wear tennis shoes or good walking shoes – No sandals or flip flops.


  •  Fishing Poles and tackle will be provided.


If you would like to preregister, please call Wendy Cowsert at (618) 253-7114, email to  or fill out and submit this form by April 24th by mail or FAX to:


Wendy Cowsert                                                                      or FAX to (618) 253-1060

USDA Forest Service

50 Hwy 145 South

Harrisburg, IL  62946


  • Print Name__________________________________________Age:__________


  • Email____________________________________________________________


USDA Forest Service is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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