No Room Left at Kids Fish Out Day
Media release from Otago Fish & Game
No Room Left at Kids Fish Out
Day - Otago Fish & Game
On the back of last
weekend’s successful Kids Fish Out day, held at Dunedin
City’s Southern Reservoir, Otago Fish & Game reports that
this weekend’s event is also fully subscribed.
Fish & Game Staff, honorary rangers and volunteers will be
on hand to offer aspiring anglers expertise, or just lend a
hand to net the children’s catch.
St Johns and local
Surf Lifesaving club members will also be on site, ensuring
the safety of all participants.
800 trout have been
released into the reservoir by local hatchery staff for the
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