Saturday, March 15: Ice Fishing for Beginners

Thanks to winter's especially icy grip this year, kids 6 and up have one more shot to take this introductory two-hour class (the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County just added this late-in-the-season session.) Learn the skills needed for ice fishing, including important safety guidelines; weather permitting, everyone goes fishing, with equipment and bait provided by the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. Kids must be accompanied by an adult; advance registration recommended.<br>When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.<br>Where: Hidden Lake Forest Preserve, Illinois Highway 53 just south of Butterfield Road (Illinois Highway 56), Downers Grove (630-933-7248, <a href="http://dupageforest.com/">dupageforest.com</a>)<br>Cost: Free.

( Photo: courtesy The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County )

Thanks to winter's especially icy grip this year, kids 6 and up have one more shot to take this introductory two-hour class (the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County just added this late-in-the-season session.) Learn the skills needed for ice fishing, including important safety guidelines; weather permitting, everyone goes fishing, with equipment and bait provided by the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. Kids must be accompanied by an adult; advance registration recommended.
When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Hidden Lake Forest Preserve, Illinois Highway 53 just south of Butterfield Road (Illinois Highway 56), Downers Grove (630-933-7248, dupageforest.com)
Cost: Free.

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