DNR to host regional Fish Iowa! Games in North Liberty June 7
NORTH LIBERTY– The regional competition for the Fish Iowa! Games will be held Saturday, June 7, at Liberty Centre Pond in North Liberty. The Iowa Games and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources sponsor Fish Iowa! Games competitions through Iowa schools. Students learn to cast from three distances.
All Iowa youth in grades K-12 are eligible to participate in one of two divisions– Regional Medal Class (students who placed in their school’s competition) or Open Class (students who did not place or whose school did not host a competition). Categories are: age 8 and younger, age 9-11, and age 12 and older. Winners will be eligible to compete in the state finals, July 19 in Ames. Fish Iowa! Games rules and regulations will apply.
June 6-8 is Free Fishing Days in Iowa. The entire family can try fishing during the free family event that follows the competition. License requirements are waived for Iowans, though all other fishing regulations remain in effect. There will be a live fish display, experts from Scheels, fly fishing demonstration, food, and prize drawings.