Kids Fishing Day at Grindstone Lake

Alamogordo, NM (May 25, 2011) – The 18th Annual Kids Fishing Day will be held June 4, 2011, at Grindstone Lake, Ruidoso, New Mexico, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, sponsored by New Mexico Game & Fish, Walmart, Village of Ruidoso Parks and Recreation, and the U.S. Forest Service.
Now is your chance to participate and get kids back into the woods. What better way to spend the day with the family by increasing your child’s awareness of recreational fishing and encourage young people to fish and learn about natural resource stewardship. Children age 12 and under are invited to participate for free.
Activities begin at 9:00 a.m. and will include free canoe rides, games and prizes, face painting, arts and crafts, a visit by Smokey Bear and educational speakers from New Mexico Game and Fish and Forest Service employees. Please bring your fishing poles and gear, and come join the fun at Grindstone Lake on June 4, 2011.

For more information, please contact the Smokey Bear Ranger District Office at (575) 257-4095, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.