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Fish and Wildlife program to teach basics of fishing

Scheduled for May 28 in Lexington

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 11, 2016) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is offering a special Hook and Cook program from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on May 28 at Jacobson Park Lake in Lexington.

Staff will be on hand to help participants learn the basics of fishing, from setting up equipment to lures to use and how to filet the catch. Kentucky Fish and Wildlife will provide equipment for those without it.

Staff also will provide a shore dinner of fish and sides at the lake. Chef Mac McBride, a Sullivan University culinary arts instructor and owner of Ruby Jean’s Café in Lexington, will teach a follow-up class at a later date for participants on preparing and cooking some outstanding fish dishes, and serve a buffet dinner featuring local fish, sides and beverages.

The event is open to adults with a valid Kentucky fishing license. Registration is $10. Spaces are limited, so pre-register today.

Pre-Register online at https://www.research.net/r/HookandCook, call Easton Copley at (502) 564-7109, ext. 4587, or email [email protected]. Pre-registrants will be contacted to confirm registration and to receive instructions on submitting payment.

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