Youth Outdoors Week: Freshwater Fishing Festival

In recognition of Youth Outdoors Week, the community is invited to a free Learn-to-Fish event noon- 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23 at the Burbank Park Fishing Pier at Onota Lake.

The event is organized by the Massachusetts Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) and the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife). Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matt Beaton and MassWildlife staff are expected to attend; MassWildlife’s Angler Education Program staff and volunteers will be assisting attendees throughout the event.

Participants can bring their own fishing equipment; limited equipment and bait will be available.