June 4-August 31
- Mondays: 1pm
- Wednesdays: 9am & 1pm
- Fridays: 9am & 1pm
Call 217-367-1544 to reserve your spot 48 hours in advance. Only 20 spots per clinic; you may attend more than one clinic if you wish.
Your professional DNR instructor will teach you safety, proper angler ethics, aquatic and general ecology (the aquatic food chain), fish identification, knot tying, the importance of becoming good stewards of natural resources, and the importance of choosing good friends. Following the classroom educational session, attendees will practice casting, learn the art of setting the hook, and be shown how to remove a hook and to release a fish. Please dress for the weather. Clinics begin at the Large Pavilion in Crystal Lake Park, near the Lake House