DeKalb Parks Partners with Georgia Department of Natural Resources to Host Fourth Gateway to Fishing Program Aug. 17

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host a Gateway to Fishing Program, Saturday, Aug. 17 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Chapel Hill Park, 3985 LeHigh Blvd., Decatur, Ga. The event will take place at the fishing pond. 

This free event will enhance fishing in metro and suburban parks and other public waters that are easily accessible to home for Georgians. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources hosts youth fishing classes to improve accessibility and for communities to enjoy. The event will also include a display of wildlife and a Mobile Catch Center that will provide fishing equipment and supplies for patrons. 

Youth ages 5 to 17 are encouraged to participate. All patrons under 13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring water, snacks, a hat, and sunscreen to enjoy a day of fishing.

For more information, contact LaShanda Davis, public relations specialist, at 404-710-6331.