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PFBC fish with WCO event Saturday

A Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission “Fishing with a Waterways Conservation Officer” event is being held Saturday, Aug. 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Locust Lake State Park, Barnesville. WCOs Mark Pisko and Doug Daniels will present the event, which requires no fishing license to participate, that is designed for youth, adults and families that are interested in learning more about basic fishing. Equipment and bait will be provided or participants can also bring their own tackle. Pre-registration is recommended by visiting the PFBC website at www.fishandboat.com .

Santa Cruz Kayak owner is ETO guest

Brent Rutley, owner of Santa Cruz kayak company, is today’s guest of News-Item outdoors writer Doyle Dietz on “Experience The Outdoors,” from 7-7:30 a.m. on 1410-AM, WLSH, and Magic 105.5-FM, WMGH, 9:30-10 a.m., and on the Web at wmgh.com by clicking the “Experience The Outdoors” link.


Youth Age-Group Shoot, Saturday, Aug. 25, 11 a.m., Beckville Fish and Game Association, 64 Game Club Road, Pottsville; ages 8-10, 11-13 and 14-16; call (570) 573- 8096 or access the club Facebook page for information.

National Wild Turkey Federation Lykens Valley Chapter 100-Round Conservation Shoot, Raffle and Pig Roast, Saturday, Aug. 25, 8:30 a.m., Martz’s Gap View Hunting Preserve, Dalmatia; for information, and registration email Harold Daub at daubh@comcast.net .


Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Elk Expo: Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18 and 19, Elk County Visitor Center, Benezette, featuring Pennsylvania Game Commission elk license drawing, Keystone Elk Country Alliance elk license raffle drawing, vendors, food, contests, live music, demonstrations and children’s activities; for information visit www.elkexpo.com .

Today’s events

3-D archery course, dawn to dusk daily through Sunday, Sept. 30, Keystone Fish and Game, Irish Valley Road, Shamokin; call (570) 274- 5834 or (570) 648-0084 for information.

Basic kayaking, 10 a.m., Tuscarora State Park, Barnesville; for information and required pre-registration visit the park office or call (570) 467-2506.

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