Free Kids’ Fishing Classes Offered in Fulton and Constantia this Summer

OSWEGO COUNTY – Local author Spider Rybaak and fishing guide Michael McGrath will hold several free fishing clinics for children again this summer.

Children learn to fish for bass, carp and other species using live bait and lures.

All bait and tackle is provided. Products are donated by Shakespeare, Berkley, Cortland Line Co. and Maruyku USA.

Children of all ages are welcome.

Ages 16 and over must possess a valid NYS fishing license.

Classes will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the following dates:
–    Saturday, June 17: Lake Neatahwanta Pier, Fulton.
–    Saturday, June 24: Oneida Lake Fish Hatchery, Constantia.
–    Saturday, July 29: Lake Neatahwanta Pier, Fulton. Free kids’ fishing derby with prizes from 1 to 4 p.m.
–    Saturday, Aug. 19: Lake Neatahwanta Pier, Fulton.
–    Saturday, Aug. 26: Oneida Lake Fish Hatchery, Constantia.
–    Saturday, Sept. 9: Lake Neatahwanta Pier, Fulton.
–    Saturday, Sept. 23: Oneida Lake Fish Hatchery, Constantia.
–    Saturday, Oct. 14: Lake Neatahwanta Pier, Fulton.

For more information, e-mail Spider Rybaak at [email protected] or Mike McGrath at [email protected]

Rybaak is the author of several fishing guide books and a former author of the Oswego County fishing and hunting blog at