Seney, Michigan- The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in cooperation with the Seney Natural History Association, invites you to participate in the 26th annual Children’s Fishing Day Saturday, June 27th at Seney National Wildlife Refuge.

Anglers age 1-16 should register at the Visitor Center before fishing. The registration table will open at 9:00 a.m. Fish entries will be accepted between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at the Visitor Center. Fishing with non-lead tackle is allowed from the shore along the Fishing Loop, Show Pools, at C-3 Pool, and in designated rivers. Fishing stations will be set up along the Refuge’s Fishing Loop. A limited amount of fishing poles and bait are available for participants to use at these stations. Activities and games for the whole family begin at 12:00 p.m. at the Visitor Center including arts, crafts, games, and more. Certificates will be awarded to the first, second, and third place winners for largest perch and pike in four age categories. Prizes, provided by local businesses, will be awarded by random drawing. A complimentary fish dinner for all participants and their families will be held at 3:00 p.m., followed by the awards ceremony.

We would like to thank the following businesses/organizations for their generous support.

Seney- Seney Party Store, Seney Snowmobile Association. McMillan- R&M Sport and Bait. Germfask- Northland Outfitters, Big Cedar Campground, Jolly Inn, Town Hall. Curtis- The Trading Post, Lion’s Club, Fish and Hunt Shop, Mick’s Bait Shop. Marquette- Superior Outfitters, Getz, Donkers, Shopko, T.J. Maxx. Munising- Madigan’s ACE Hardware, Holiday Station 155, Bob’s IGA. Manistique- Top O’ Lakes Sports Shop. Wetmore- Shopko. Newberry- Snyder’s Drug Store. The Seney National Wildlife Refuge is located off M-77, five miles south of Seney, or two miles north of Germfask.

For more information contact Seney National Wildlife Refuge at (906) 586-9851 x 15.

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. For more information about Seney National Wildlife Refuge, visit www.fws.gov/refuge/seney/ or connect with our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/seneyrefuge.