Celebrate Kids’ Fishing Day at Gigliotti Pond

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Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Press Release

On June 21, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources will sponsor its annual Kids’ Fishing Day at the Gigliotti Pond in Helper.

From 8 a.m. until noon, the DWR will lend fishing equipment and bait to those who don’t have their own. The U.S. Forest Service will provide a fishing cleaning station. “Personnel will also be on-hand to help parents and their children have a fun and successful fishing experience,” stated DWR Regional Conservation Outreach Manager Brent Stettler. “Before the event, the pond will be stocked with fish.”

A raffle will be held at noon, and every child who attends will receive a prize.

To get to the pond, drive to Helper and leave U.S. Highway 6 at Martin Street. The pond is at the far end of the street.

Gigliotti Pond is accessible to persons with special needs. There’s a restroom at the pond as well as cement sidewalks and fishing bays.

The event is free of charge. No pre-registration is required.

For more information, call the DWR office at (435) 613-3700.

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