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Kids Can Catch 2017 - Fort Lion's Community Fish Pond

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Alberta Conservation Association (ACA) and our presenting sponsors, Dow and Cabela's, invite you and your friends and family to bring your fishing rods to:

Fort Saskatchewan Kids Can Catch

Saturday, June 10, 2017
10 am to 4 pm
Fort Lion's Community Fish Pond (1875 River Valley Drive)
Register each adult and child attending at

First time setting up your rod? Not a problem. Conservation volunteers are on hand to help you learn. If you don't have a fishing rod, our friends at the Cabela's tent have rods for families to share. All ages welcome.

What's going on at the event? You can:

  • Get fishing tips from Cabela's outfitters and conservation volunteers.
  • Dig for worms for your hook with Walleye Master Tackle & Bait.
  • Take in Superfly fly fishing demos.
  • Learn about ethical use of fish and wildlife at the Report A Poacher trailer.
  • Learn about fish conservation with Alberta Conservation Association.
  • Find out about local conservation activities with Fort Saskatchewan Fish and Game.
  • Learn about casting floats and flies with the Northern Lights Fly Fishers.
  • Learn how to be safe around water with the Lifesaving Society.
  • Celebrate River Day with River Valley Alliance and learn about the Capital Region River Valley Park System.
  • Catch a fish in celebration of World Environment Day, part of Canada 150.
  • Hungry yet? Dow volunteers are hosting a Dow BBQ with hotdogs and drinks.
  • Registration is open!

Alberta Sportfishing Regulations apply to this event. Adult residents of Alberta need a licence to fish. Residents of Alberta who are under 16 and over 65 years old do not need a licence to fish. Adults accompanying children (under 16) do not need a licence as long as they are not fishing. Visit for more information.

For more information:

Sheila Campbell, ACA | 780-410-1979 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the event

This is the fifth year of Fort Saskatchewan Kids Can Catch and we are proud to have Dow as our five-year community partner.  "Helping families learn about fishing and conservation is part of our ongoing commitment to sustainability," says Shawna Bruce, Dow Public Affairs Manager. "We are so pleased to be part of promoting conservation in Fort Saskatchewan and in the communities where we all work, live and play." Learn more about the province-wide Kids Can Catch program, sponsored by Dow, at and #kidscancatch.

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