Free fishing class offered by rec

The Milford Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Connecticut Aquatic Resource Education Program, sponsors a free class in fishing.

The class is geared for parents and children as an introductory to fishing.

Ever wanted to try fishing but didn’t know where to start? Come join Chris DeForge, a licensed and insured instructor to learn about this fun, family oriented and relaxing hobby.

All materials and fishing equipment will be provided. Topics to be presented: Terminology, natural baits, casting, identification of fish, tying knots, care of the catch, cleaning and preparing your fish.

Upon completion of the course, students will have the opportunity to attend a free field trip to try out their skills.

For more information, call Bob Hayes at 783-3388.