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December 03, 2016
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Fishing contest, boater safety and more

Harold Luther
TRR photos by Isabel Braverman

Andrew Fedor, also from the PA Fish and Boat Commission, said that the Pocono Visitors Bureau and PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center offer programs to loan fishing equipment like rods and tackle boxes. Take Me Fishing Week, an initiative to promote family fishing and boating, will be held from June 1 through June 9, sponsored by the Recreational Fishing and Boating Foundation. Visit www.takemefishing.org.

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau Staci Barkalow spoke about the many recreational and outdoor activities that the area boasts, and announced the return of the IndyCar race to the Pocono Raceway on July 7 and a performance by Kellie Pickler at the Sherman Theatre in Stroudsburg on June 1. She said, “We want you to take your bucket list and get out and go hiking and biking, zip lining and parasailing.”