Winter Springs shows children the fun of fishing
Children learned about the fun of fishing this weekend in Winter Springs.
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The city taught children about aquatic habitats at Fish Winter Springs 2023.
Over 40 children attended the event hoping to catch native Florida fish like catfish, bluegill and tilapia.
Photos: Winter Springs shows children the fun of fishing
Winter Springs Parks and Recreations team members helped them bait hooks, tie fishing knots and cast lines.
According to a news release, the program with the city and Fish Florida educates young people on fishing as a leisure activity and how they can protect fish.
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Each child who participated received a free fishing pole.
Winter Springs has held the event for the past five years.
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