On Sep. 20 and 21, 200 youngsters, ages 8 - 12, who want to learn to be better anglers are invited to participate in the 8th annual Tuttle Creek Lake Association Youth Fishing Clinic in Manhattan.
There is no charge. Only youths who havenít attended a previous clinic are eligible to participate.
On Friday, Sep. 20, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. there will be an education session at Susan B. Anthony Middle School, 2501 Browning in Manhattan. Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Seven different classes ranging from casting to fishing for crappie to filleting fish will be conducted by some of the areaís best fishermen. Mike Hayden, former governor of Kansas and now Director of Kansas Wildlife and Parks will give the keynote address.
At least one parent is urged to attend with their youth.
On Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, at Anneberg Park pond, 3601 Anderson Ave., Manhattan, youths will fish the recently well-stocked pond. Each youth attending both sessions will be given a free Zebco rod and reel. Bait and supervision will be provided.
Numerous prizes will be awarded.
A free Lincii will be provided by Modern Woodmen Insurance Company.
Application forms are available at area sporting goods stores, sporting
goods departments of local department stores, and elementary schools.