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Pechmann Center Offers Kayak Fish and Float Workshop on April 8
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (March 15, 2017) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is hosting the 6th Annual Kayak Fish and Float workshop on April 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville.
The free informational program, which is open to the public, will include fishing how-to seminars and demonstrations of popular fishing kayaks. Hobie Kayak Pro Angler Capt. Jerry Dilsaver and Jonathan Grady of the Hobie Fishing Team will present workshops throughout the day on the following topics:
Kayak Safety and Rigging
Kayak Fishing for Mackerel
Inshore Kayak Fishing
Kayak Fishing for Bass and Panfish.
While participants will not kayak fish at the event, they will have an opportunity to test out kayaks from Jackson Kayak, Hobie and Wilderness Systems, at Lake Rim.
The Fayetteville chapter of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing will have available for purchase hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks.
Space is limited and pre-registration online is strongly encouraged. Check-in for the workshop begins 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. For more information about the workshop, contact Pechmann Center Director Thomas Carpenter at 910-868-5003 or Thomas.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center is located at 7489 Raeford Road, across from Lake Rim. Wildlife Commission staff at the Pechmann Center conducts fishing workshops, events and clinics throughout the year. Most programs are free and open to the public. For more information about the center, or to see a schedule of upcoming events, visit the Learning page. For more information on fishing in public, inland waters, visit the fishing page.