In recognition of local military veterans, Poho Poco Rod and Gun Club is hosting a "Youth Fishing" day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, May 13, at the Phifer Ice Dam Park, Main Road, in Franklin Township. The ponds are adjacent to the Franklin Township Little League fields. The ponds at the Phifer Ice Dam Park were stocked by the Club with trout for this event.

Youngsters aged 0 to 15 who are children, grandchildren or great-grand children of military veterans in the lower Carbon County area are invited to fish during the event for free. Also invited free to the event are area Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and their families and the children and their families of Dream Come True - Blue Ridge Chapter.

Refreshments will be served and there will be a Chinese auction.

Any adults assisting children must possess a current Pennsylvania Fishing License.