There are some kids fishing events coming up soon to get them hooked into the sport.
Heart Lake in Anacortes is offering the 20th annual Kids Fishing Event Saturday (June 1) which is sponsored by the City of Anacortes Parks and Recreation and the Fidalgo-San Juan Chapter of the Puget Sound Anglers.
Kids age 14 and under can enjoy and learn about fishing who would otherwise not get the chance. There will also be a free BBQ for participants. For details, call Nicole Johnston, city of Anacortes Parks and Recreation at 360-293-1918.
At Lake Sylvia in Grays Harbor County near Montesano there will be a kids fish-in event Saturday (June 8), and about 350 kids are expected to turn out. For details, call 360-249-4628.