on May 29, 2013 05:13 PM • Views 2275
Media Contact: Jodie B. Owen
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FOUR OAKS, N.C. (May 29, 2013)  —A free fishing event at Howell Woods scheduled for June 1 has been canceled. Participants who had planned to attend the Johnston County event can attend the Lake Wheeler Fishing Derby, which will be held at Simpkins Pond on Lake Wheeler in Wake County, on June 1 starting at 9 a.m.

The Lake Wheeler Fishing Derby is one of 31 that get under way this Saturday to celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week 2013. The kids' fishing events are supported by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, in partnership with Neuse Sport Shop, Trout Unlimited and the U.S.Forest Service.

Find out more about the kids' fishing events, including an updated list of events, here.