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Fishing - Rensselaer Land Trust event

5/12/2012 11:15:00 AM

5/13/2012 12:15:00 PM

4/30/2012 12:00:00 AM

Street: Forbes Avenue Boat Launch
City: Rensselaer
State: New York

Fishing with a Seine Net: Hands-on Program

Experiencethe thrill of catching fish with a seine, or dragnet, and discover what livesunder the surface of the Hudson River. Seining has been a simple, common and efficientmethod of catching fish for the last 5,000 years. Participants will assist innetting fish to examine and identify them, and release them unharmed. Learnabout fish that live in the river year-round, and those that migrate and returnduring spawning season. Hear the latest advice from the Department of Health oneating fish from the Hudson River and its tributaries. Chest waders areavailable for loan on a first-come, first-serve basis, or bring your own. Dressaccordingly for a hands-on, wet-feet experience! Meet at the Boat Launch offForbes Avenue in Rensselaer. Register: Fran Egbert (518) 674-3214, Click here for the Rensselaer Land Trust Outings and Events page.

Saturday, May 12, 1:00-4:00pm

Rain date: Sunday, May 13, 1:00-4:00pm