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National Hunting & Fishing Day



Fishing ActivitiesNational Hunting & Fishing Day

Sunday, September 15, 2013
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 Location: Aquatic Resource Education Center
                4876 Hay Point Landing Rd.
                Smyrna, DE 19977
                            Directions to the Aquatic Resource Education Center

Bring your friends and family and join the Division of Fish & Wildlife as we celebrate hunting and fishing in the First State! From archery practice to fishing opportunities and youth activities, there's something for everyone at this family-friendly event! So pack a picnic lunch and spend some time outdoors with us as we celebrate National Hunting & Fishing Day!

National Hunting & Fishing Day FlyerArchery

Schedule of Events:
10:30am     Proclamation Signing
11:00am     Fyke Net Demonstration
1:00pm       Retriever Dog Demonstration
2:00pm       Striped Bass Presentation

Canoe Trips:     11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

Throughout the Day:   Archery, Fishing, Hayrides, Mallard Lodge Tours, Trapping Demonstrations

Event Activities Include:
Archery Practice - Try your hand at it!
Canoeing - On a first-come, first-served basisFyke Net Demonstration
Take a Kid Fishing Activities (casting, knot-tying, fishing)
EcoExplorer Marsh Activities
Retriever Demonstrations - courtesy of Turtle Creek Labs
Boone & Crockett Deer Measuring Demonstrations
Deer Aging - learn how to age a deer by its teeth
Operation Game Theft
Saltwater Touch Tank
Fyke Net Demonstration - See what our Fisheries biologists catch in the pond!
Presentations (Striped Bass Feeding & Aging, etc.)
Antique License Display
Hiking trails

Mallard Lodge Tours
Purchase a hunting or fishing license onsite!

Other Exhibits and Activities By: Cedar Creek Marina, Bombay Hook NWR, Carlisle's Marine, Shorts Marine, National Wild Turkey Federation, US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Yes U Can Corporation, Delaware Mosquito Control Program, Delaware Bat Program, DuPont Nature Center, Division of Fish & Wildlife Fisheries Section, Delaware Adopt-a-Wetland Program, Chesapeake Bay Nutria Eradication Program, Delaware Ducks Unlimited, Delaware Trapper's Association, MERR Institute, Delaware Bass Nation.

There is a picnic area onsite so bring your lunch and relax next to the scenic marshes and ponds at the Aquatic Resource Education Center!

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