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Craig briefs: Business Association to host kids’ activities

Each Thursday, the Downtown Business Association hosts Do It Down-town Thursdays with kids' activities. This Thursday, the activity will be at Downtown Books for a story hour between 4 and 5 p.m. Call Noelle Leavitt Riley with questions at 970-756-1308.

Free fishing poles offered to kids ages 5 to 12

GRAND JUNCTION — Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be giving away free fishing poles and gift bags to the first 300 kids, ages 5 to 12, to line up at Ralph Stocker Stadium, Sunday as the Grand Junction Rockies take on the Billings Mustangs for a late afternoon baseball game, according to a press release. 



After purchasing tickets for the game, parents are advised to enter through the stadium's south gates by right field, at 3 p.m., where they will be asked to sign a waiver. CPW wildlife managers will give a free casting lesson to children in the outfield between 3:15 and 3:35 p.m.

The game begins at 4:05 p.m., and any remaining fishing poles and gift bags will be distributed after the casting demonstration has concluded.
The rods, reels, and fishing tackle are provided with funds from Great Outdoors Colorado.



"Fishing, like baseball, is a great activity that kids can enjoy outdoors." said Watchable Wildlife Coordinator Trina Romero, of CPW. "We encourage kids and parents to get outside, go fishing and most importantly, have fun."




Kids younger than 16 do not need a fishing license in Colorado. Anyone 16 and older must purchase a license and a Habitat Stamp, available at any CPW office, license vendor or online at co.wildlifelicense.com/start.php.
To learn more about fishing in Colorado, visit cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/pages/fishing.aspx


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