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June 22 - Kids Fishing Day

Wyoming Game and Fish Department fisheries biologists will join the U.S. Forest Service, Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, Bear Lodge Resort and Powder River Basin Trout Unlimited for a kids fishing day at the Bear Lodge Resort Pond at Burgess Junction in the Bighorn Mountains. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Families are invited to attend. Children aged 13 years and under who are Wyoming residents do not need a Wyoming fishing license. Non-resident children 13 and under must have an adult with a valid Wyoming fishing license on site. 


This event is free.  Participants should be prepared for fishing and mountain weather by bring their own fishing tackle, rain gear, layered clothing, snacks, coolers with ice for transporting fish, sunblock, and insect repellant. Fishing rods will be available for use by children who do not have their own. There will be great prizes for the kid's participating in this fun event.


For directions to the fishing pond or other questions, please contact the U.S. Forest Service Tongue Ranger District in Sheridan, Wyoming at 307-674-2600.


Dates & Times
Begins: June 22, 2024 - 9:00am
Ends: June 22, 2024 - 2:00pm
Bear Lodge Resort - Bighorn Mountains

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