Springtime mountain trout and warm water bass fishing is right around the corner.
With this in mind, the Payson Parks and Recreation outdoor program isffering a free instructional fishing seminar tomorrow morning, Saturday, March 1, at Green Valley Park from 8 a.m. to noon. The Arizona Game and Fish Department will have volunteers on site to instruct in the art of casting and other fishing techniques.
No fishing license will be required of adults during the four-hour seminar as they try their luck in Green Valley Lake.
Fishing rods and bait will be available for everyone who may not have their own equipment.Mary McMullen, outdoor coordinator for Payson Parks, stated, "This is a great opportunity for families to be introduced to fishing as a wholesome outdoor recreational activity."
e live in a very unique community in that Payson is a participant in the Urban Fishing Program, which provides angling opportunities within the city limits for trout and many warm-water species in the same body of water.
Green Valley Lake and the surrounding park is a destination for thousands of visitors and families and can provide that quality time with children.
Music will be provided tomorrow morning complimentsfCMA FM, 98.5 on your radio dial and a food and beverage booth will beanned by the Builders Club of Rim Country Middle School.
Green Valley Lake will beustling with activity and will be the perfect place to visit to learn more about fishing our local waters.If you don't have a license, no problem, this is a free fishing experience sponsored by Payson Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
There will be additional fishing opportunities in April that your family can attend and for morenformationn these events, contact Mary at 474-5242.his weekend, enjoy the outdoors, God's creation.