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UPDATE – Wabamun Lake Kids Can Catch – CANCELLED
February 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
PLEASE NOTE DUE TO THE FRIGID TEMPERATURES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Saturday’s forecast is simply not the kind of weather organizers want to introduce hundreds of families to ice fishing. Unfortunately, the decision had to be made to cancel the event. We want to thank all those volunteers and groups that were supporting this event and look forward to next year
ACA will post cancellation notices on www.albertakidscancatch.com and on ACA social media.
Wabamun Lake Kids Can Catch is on Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 10 am to 3 pm. It’s the conservation volunteers and local businesses that make it possible for literally hundreds of families to go ice fishing.
Looking for a new activity to get outside with your family this winter? Give ice fishing a try at Wabamun Lake Kids Can Catch. With pre-drilled holes, loaner fishing rods, and no fishing licenses required on Alberta’s Family Fishing Weekend, there’s never a better opportunity to check it out.
Date: February 16, 2019
Time: 10am – 3pm
Place: Wabamun Lake, at the end of 50th Street in the Village of Wabamun
Step 1: Register at albertakidscancatch.com. Registration opens at 10am on February 4.
Step 2: Read the Frequently Asked Questions at albertakidscancatch.com to help you come prepared for a day on the ice.
Step 3: Park at Waterfront Park located at the end of 50th Street in the Village of Wabamun. Load up your toboggan with folding chairs and snacks and walk to the event site on the ice.
Step 4: Sign in at the Kids Can Catch registration tent. For a quicker check-in, bring a signed copy of the Participant Waiver and Photo Consent form.
Step 5: Borrow an ice fishing rod from the Cabela’s tent on the ice. There are over 350 loaner rods for families to borrow, but if you have your own gear, please bring it.
Step 6: Find a pre-drilled hole and drop a line. Fishing mentors are on the ice with fishing tips and to help you safely catch and release fish.
•Wabamun Lake Kids Can Catch takes place on Alberta’s Family Fishing Weekend, so no fishing licenses are required.
•Wabamun Lake is catch and release only.
•Free hotdogs and hot chocolate, while supplies last.
•Stay tuned to albertakidscancatch.com, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for event updates, photos, and stories. Share your photos with us at #kidscancatch and #wabamunlake.
•This event may be cancelled if the temperature dips below -20 or the ice is not thick enough. For ice safety, never walk on ice that is less than 10 cm (4 in.) thick or drive on ice that is less than 30 cm (12 in.) thick.
Contact Alberta Conservation Association at 780-410-1999 or firstname.lastname@example.org