I Fish NY
a Brooklyn Adapted Fishing Program:
in collaboration with the New York City – Southern NY Chapter of the National MS Society and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
*******THIS PROGRAM WAS CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE SANDY.***********
Thursday, November 1, 2012 ***Original date was Oct 30, 2012****
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
North Fifth Street Pier Williamsburg
Brooklyn, New York
(On North Fifth between Kent Avenue and the East River)
To register online, click here or call 1-800-344-4867 option 1 (option 3 for Spanish).
The I FISH NY Program is a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) initiative that introduces urban residents to the sport of fishing in New York State.
• Gain knowledge and experience for safe fishing in the state of NY
• Gain a broader awareness of aquatic resources in the state of New York
• Have fun outdoors and meet new friends
• Picnic lunch provided
There is no cost to attend; bait and tackle will be provided free of charge.
For participants over the age of 16, a fishing license is required. DEC Fisheries staff will be on hand during the day to offer advice and assist people new to the sport. We will be practicing catch and release during the program. To participate, attendees will need to join the free (no cost) marine fishing registry – the staff of I Fish NY will be on hand to assist with this process. For additional information, please call 1-86-NY-DECALS (1-866-933-2257) or visit http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/54950.html.