on Jul 10, 2013 04:20 PM • Views 3467
Media Contact: Jodie B. Owen

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (July 10, 2013) — A few openings remain for the “Soft Plastic Lure-Making Workshop,” which will be held Saturday, July 13, from 9-11a.m. at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville.

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is hosting the free workshop for participants ages 8 and older. The workshop covers the fundamentals of creating artificial worms, lizards, crayfish and other soft plastic baits. Participants will create multiple lures to take home. 

Pre-registration is required by contacting Tom Carpenter, a fisheries educator with the Commission, at 910-868-5003, ext. 15, or thomas.carpenter@ncwildlife.org.

The John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center is located at 7489 Raeford Road, across from Lake Rim. Wildlife Commission staff at the Pechmann Center conducts fishing workshops, events and clinics throughout the year. Most programs are free and open to the public. For more information about the center, or to check on clinics, visit www.ncwildlife.org and click the “Learning” link.

For more information on fishing in public, inland waters,visit www.ncwildlife.org/fishing.