Young anglers ages 8-14 are invited to participate in the annual Steelhead Clinic held on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 27 from 8am -1pm. Both events will be held at the Idaho Fish and Game regional office on 16th street in Lewiston.
Life history of a steelhead, fishing gear, and various fishing techniques will be presented during the Thursday night classroom session. Saturday, Oct. 27 will feature an on the water fishing experience. Students will be paired with a mentor and will be able to go out for a day on a drift or jet boat to practice their new skills!
“This clinic has been a tradition for many years and we are happy to share our knowledge with area youth,” says fisheries biologist Brett Bowersox.
Clinic participants are required to have a valid 2018 Idaho fishing license. Youth should be dressed for the weather and should bring a life jacket and lunch. Idaho Fish and Game will supply all the needed fishing gear/equipment, boats, and fishing instruction.
Advance registration is required and space is limited. To learn more or to register for this free clinic, contact the Lewiston Parks & Recreation office at 208-746-2313.