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Kids fish free at Lovelace Park

Young anglers, age 5 to 15, can grab a pole and fish for free on Saturday mornings starting today at the pond in Lovelace Park, Gross Point Road at Thayer St.


Young anglers, age 5 to 15, can grab a pole and fish for free on Saturday mornings starting today at the pond in Lovelace Park, Gross Point Road at Thayer St.

Sponsored by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, this is a catch-and-release program designed to give youth a chance to experience firsthand the fun of fishing.

Free equipment and bait are provided, and staff from the Evanston Ecology Center are on hand to offer their expert advice. This fishing program is held from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday, May 2- Oct. 31.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fishing licenses are not needed for those under age 16. For more details, call 847-448-8256.

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