Delaware River Shad Fisherman's Association will hold its 6th annual Youth Fishing Education Day from 7 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Saturday, June 16 at Blue Mountain Fish and Game Club, 4190 Wood Drive, Walnutport. The event is free and will be held rain or shine. It is limited to the first 100 students ages 8 to 15 years old. Trophies are awarded for fishing contests.

For more information or to register your child for this event, contact Dave Carl at (570) 325-4336 or email at fisherman_dcarl@yahoo.com [1]. Registration is required. Free t-shirt and hat for registered participants.

The event includes sessions on casting, canoe safety, mystery station, fishing, reptile habitat enrichment, fishing ethics, archery, aquatic life and fish identification, knot tying and bait knowledge. The event is sponsored by Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, Carbon County Environmental Education Center, Lehigh Valley Canoe Club, Trout Unlimited and Leaser Lake Heritage Foundation.