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MCCD tries to hook people on fishing

Published: Thursday, May 22, 2014 10:30 a.m. CST • Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014 11:05 p.m. CST

Opportunities to try out fishing will be coming up in Cary and Harvard.

The McHenry County Conservation District is hosting two free events in conjunction with the state's free fishing days at 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 7, at Rush Creek Conservation Area, 20501 McGuire Road, Harvard, and at the same time Sunday, June 8, at The Hollows, 3804 Route 14, Cary.

Equipment will be available to borrow on a first-come-first-served basis, and there will be demonstrations and prizes.

No fishing licenses are required. Adult supervision of children is required.

Pre-registration is required and available online at, by phone at (815) 479-5779, by mail and walk-in at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road in Crystal Lake, or walk-in only at Lost Valley Visitor Center, Route 31 and Harts Road in Ringwood.

- Northwest Herald

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