June 4 is Free Fishing Day

Photo by Brent Stettler, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

SOUTHERN UTAH – You don’t need a license to fish in the state on June 4.

BEAVER

Little Reservoir

To reach Little Reservoir, travel east from Beaver on state Route 153 for about nine miles to Kents Lake Road.  Then travel about one mile on Kents Lake Road to the reservoir.

A limited number of fishing rods and equipment will be available for children to borrow if they don’t have their own.  DWR personnel and volunteers will also be available to help kids fish.  And those who participate might receive a prize.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, call the DWR’s Cedar City office at (435) 865-6100.

CEDAR CITY

Leigh Hill Reservoir

Leigh Hill Reservoir is one of Utah’s community fisheries.  To reach the reservoir, follow Cedar City’s Royal Hunt Drive to the top of Leigh Hill.

Prizes will be offered and some fishing equipment will be available to check out and use at the pond.  DWR personnel and volunteers will also be on hand to help youngsters fish and to help them keep their hooks baited.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, call the DWR’s Cedar City office at (435) 865-6100.

HURRICANE

Grandpa’s Pond

Grandpa’s Pond is one of Utah’s community fisheries.  To reach the pond, follow State Street in Hurricane to the west of town, and then turn north on 3700 West. Continue north on 3700 West until the pavement ends.

Prizes will be offered and some fishing equipment will be available to check out and use at the pond.  DWR personnel and volunteers will also be on hand to help youngsters fish and to help them keep their hooks baited.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Buck’s Ace Hardware in Hurricane is cosponsoring the event.

For more information, call Lynn Chamberlain at (435) 680-0059.

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