Hispanic families invited to learn basics of fishing at Siler City event on October 8

Siler City, NC – Hispanic families in the Siler City and greater Chatham County area are encouraged to come out for a free, fun day of fishing with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission on October 8. The event, called “Enséñame a Pescar”, which translates to Teach Me to Fish, will provide the local Latino community with a learning experience that covers everything from how to rig a pole and cast a line, to cleaning and cooking fish.

Event details:

When:  Saturday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (rain or shine)

Where:  Northwest District Park, 2413 Woody Store Rd, Siler City, NC 27344

What:  Fishing, food trucks and fun!

Cost:  FREE!

Fishing gear will be provided. A fishing license is not required for attendees who fish.

“Fishing has grown substantially in popularity among the Hispanic population in the last several years. Our agency seeks to foster that growth as much as possible – and this event is just one way of doing that,” said Madeline David, angler engagement coordinator with the Wildlife Commission. “We are so excited to provide skill-based fishing education to our Hispanic constituents in the Siler City area.”

Registration is not required. Parking will be available on-site at no charge. Email event questions to .