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Posted on: February 25, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Anglers invited to learn more about “Fishing Opportunities in Story County”

Anglers of all skill levels are invited to attend “Fishing Opportunities in Story County” program on Saturday, March 2 at the Story County Conservation Center (56461 180th Street) northeast of Ames at McFarland Park.

The program will include a series of presentations by local fishing enthusiasts, focusing on basic fishing techniques for beginners, bass fishing, panfishing, a Q&A panel discussion, and a rundown of the various lakes, ponds, and rivers available for public use in Story County.

This free public program is co-sponsored by the Ames Anglers, Iowa State University Fishing Club, and Story County Conservation. Doors open at 8 a.m. and the program will run from 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

For more information about this or other programs, contact Story County Conservation at 515-232-2516 (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday), email, or visit

Story County Conservation manages more than 3,000 acres of parks and natural areas, including lakes, campgrounds, and trails. The environmental education staff serves Story County schools and the public with interpretive and informational programs for all ages. Story County Conservation's volunteer program provides volunteer opportunities to individuals and groups interested in making a difference in local natural resources. No individual will be excluded from events conducted by Story County Conservation because of a disability or impairment. To request accommodations to participate, contact Story County Conservation.

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Michael Cox
Story County Conservation
Phone 515-232-2516
FAX 515-232-6989

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