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Fishing made easy for kids in Lewiston


> FISHING -- Idaho Fish and Game will be wheeling out "Take Me Fishing Trailers" packed with fishing rods and tackle for Idaho Panhandle kids to use free at trout-stocked ponds in June.


The "Take Me Fishing" trailer debuts this season:

  • June 2, 4 p.m.-7 p.m., at Fernan Lake.
  • June 4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Post Falls Park.

See other dates in June below.

Fishing equipment can be checked out for free on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are not needed.  Participants who register will be granted a permit to fish without a license.  If they get hooked on fishing after the event, parents will have to purchase a license. 

However, Idaho children UNDER the age of 14 can fish for free.

Stocked with basic fishing equipment and information, the trailer wrapped with vibrant fish illustrations is hard to miss.  The waters where the fishing trailer parks are stocked with fish.

Read on for other scheduled fishing trailer stops in June:

June 7:  Chatcolet Lake, 4 p.m.-7 p.m.

June 9: Round Lake, 4 p.m.-7 p.m.

June 11 (Free Fishing Day in Idaho): Rathdrum City Park. Time TBA.

June 14: Hauser Lake, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

June 16: Kelso Lake, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

June 21: Robinson Lake, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

June 23: Jewel Lake, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

June 28: Shepherd Lake, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

June 30: Perkins Lake, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

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