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Reel Into Fishing: For Youth in Grades 5 to 10

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Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) of Ocean County, along with the International Game Fish Association (IGFA), present, Reel Into Fishing!, a free program for youth in grades 5-10, from August 16-18, 2022.

Registration is open through August 5th.

Click on the registration button on this page to fill out the form.


This event is being funded by the IGFA.


Tuesday, August 16, 2022

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM


Day 1: Tuesday, August 16, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Classroom education on fisheries management, environmental science, fish biology and tagging, and fishing techniques. Meets at the RCE of Ocean County (1623 Whitesville Road, Toms River, NJ 08755).

Day 2: Wednesday, August 17, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Field trip to Barnegat Light, NJ that will include a dock tour of the Viking Village commercial fishing dock and visiting the Barnegat Lighthouse State Park. Bus transportation is available from the RCE of Ocean County.

Day 3: Thursday, August 18, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Fishing trip aboard the “Bingo” fishing boat from Leonardo, NJ ( Bus transportation is available from the RCE of Ocean County.

If you have any questions, then please contact our RCE team involved with this program:

Amelia Valente (4-H Program Associate):
Douglas Zemeckis (County Agent III – Assistant Professor):
Denise Gerhauser (4-H Secretary):
Kelly Jurgensen (Marine Secretary):

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