A free session is being offered to teach children about fishing this weekend in Langley. (Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC photo)

Langley children learn to fish

A sesssion Saturday gives kids, seven to 15 years, a basic understanding of freshwater fishing.

Kids can learn the basics of freshwater fishing Saturday, Sept. 9, at Derby Reach Regional Park.

The session runs from 10 a.m. to noon, but pre-registration is required at www.gofishbc.com/Events.aspx or by emailing visit.fraservalley@gofishbc.com.

Participants are asked to bring a tidal fishing licence (which is free online) since they will be fishing in the Fraser River.

This event, presented by the Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. is open to children ages seven to 15 years old.

Metro Vancouver Regional Parks is promoting that the event is free, but a $5 donation is encouraged to support the Learn to Fish program.

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