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Indiana Historic Site hosts Ice Fishing Derby and Family Fishing Fair
Indiana anglers of all ages are welcome to visit Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site for the inaugural Ice Fishing Derby and Family Fishing Fair, taking place Feb. 6, running from 6 to 11 a.m.

Participants are invited to take part in the competitive ice fishing event, as well as numerous other family-friendly activities. Ice anglers of all skill levels are welcome to compete in the 2010 Gene Stratton-Porter Ice Fishing Derby on Sylvan Lake . Prizes are to be awarded in multiple categories, and participants can have fish identified by DNR Fish & Wildlife experts.

There is a $3 per person entry fee to participate in the ice fishing derby. Anglers, age 18 and older, are required to have a valid Indiana fishing license. Registration is recommended. Call (260) 854-3790 or e-mail genestrattonportershs@dnr.IN.gov.

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site is located five minutes east of Rome City at 1205 Pleasant Point. The park is open from dawn until dusk. For more information on current or upcoming events, please call the visitors center at (260) 854-3790 or e-mail genestrattonportershs@dnr.IN.gov.

Contact:

Dave Fox, Property Manager, (260) 854-3790