McHenry County Conservation District hosts fishing webinar May 27

  • Learn about how the McHenry County Conservation District is introducing kids and families to fishing during a webinar on Wednesday, May 27.

    Learn about how the McHenry County Conservation District is introducing kids and families to fishing during a webinar on Wednesday, May 27. Courtesy of McHenry County Conservation District

 
Submitted by McHenry County Conservation District
Posted5/21/2020 2:03 PM

Have you ever wanted to fish district waters but don't know where to start? Or are you an experienced angler who wants to learn more about fish habitat and behavior?

Join McHenry County Conservation District for a "Fishing the District" webinar from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, on Zoom.

 

Three expert panelists will discuss different aspects of fishing conservation district waters, followed by time for your questions.

Panelists are: Gabriel Powers, Natural Resources Project Coordinator; Dave Kranz, Owner of Dave's Bait, Tackle and Taxidermy, and former McHenry County Conservation District Board President; and Dan Hibbeler, Conservation Officer.

Learn how the Natural Resources Department works to restore and manage the fisheries as well as where fish are stocked from project coordinator Gabriel Powers.

Hear from Dave Kranz of Dave's Bait, Tackle and Taxidermy about fishing district sites, and how to target different species.

Lastly, learn from Conservation Officer Dan Hibbeler about rules and regulations, and how the conservation district is introducing families and kids to fishing.

Registration is free at MCCD.me/FishWebinar.

Once you register you will receive an email with information about how to access the Zoom call the day of the webinar. Please note that access to the call will be limited to the first 100 people.

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For more information contact, Caitlynn Martinez-McWhorter cmcwhorter@MCCDistrict.org.

The McHenry County Conservation District currently owns and protects 25,570 acres of open space which provides wildlife habitat preservation, educational opportunities and recreational amenities for the residents of McHenry County to enjoy.

If you can't attend the webinar, learn more about fishing in the district on the website at www.mccdistrict.org under "Visit & Explore" and "Things to Do."

On social media, follow @DiscoverMCCD on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, or Twitter.

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