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Migrant Children Fishing Outing June 29
On Wednseday, June 29, 2022 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am volunteers will be needed at the Waterworks Ponds of Presque Isle State Park to assist migrant children with fishing.

July 4 is a Fish for Free Day in PA
Monday, July 4, 2022, is the second and final Fish for Free Day in Pennsylvania. Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone (resident or non-resident) to legally fish on Pennsylvania waterways on the designated days without a fishing license (Trout/Salmon and Lake Erie permits are also NOT required). This is a great opportunity to introduce someone new to fishing!

For more information, see the PA Fish and Boat Commission's page HERE.
Smallmouth Fishing Presque Isle Bay Seminar with Danny Jones July 8
Stop by the FishUSA Pro Shop on Friday, July 8, 2022 from 2 pm to 5 pm to learn the ins and outs of smallmouth fishing on Presque Isle Bay with FishUSA Pro-Staff and local guide Danny Jones!

Danny will be talking techniques, baits, and answering any questions you might have.

Can't wait to see you there!
Pennsylvania Steelhead Association Hot Dog Day July 9
The PA Steelhead Association will hold a Hot Dog Day at the Walnut Creek Marina on Saturday, July 9, 2022 from 11 am to 2 pm. 

Have some great fun talking to other anglers and exchanging stories! Hot dogs and cold drinks will be offered to anglers launching and returning from the Lake. Come out and help support the cause! 
Fly Casting for Beginners Event at FishUSA July 23
The Erie Casting Club will be putting on a "Fly Casting for Beginners" event at FishUSA on Saturday, July 23, 2022 from 1 pm to 4 pm. 

The event is free and anyone who is interested in learning the basics of fly fishing is welcome to attend. Fly rods will be provided for instruction or you can bring your own.

We hope to see you there! 
EPSFA's Summer Slam Pro Am Tournament is July 30-31
The Erie Pennsylvania Sport Fishing Association will hold its 2022 Summer Slam tournament on Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31. The registration deadline is July 22. Details on the tournament are HERE.
ICC Walnut Creek Access & Marina Cleanup September 17
The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) will take place at the Walnut Creek Access & Marina on Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 9 am to 12 pm

Volunteers will be needed to assist with trash cleanup. FishUSA will be there and we'd love to see you all there as well! 
Trout Unlimited Northwest PA Chapter Meeting September 21
The Northwest PA Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be holding their monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, @ 7:00 pm. The meeting will be held at Erie Elks Lodge at 2409 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16506.

This year is an election year so anyone interested in filling a position as a board member or officer can submit their name to Bill Eckert at bill@eckertappraisals.com.