Annual Take a Kid Fishing event set for June 5

Apr. 25—BEMIDJI — Bemidji's annual Take a Kid Fishing event is set to take place on Wednesday, June 5.

Participants will meet guides at 10 a.m. at Cameron Park with a 5 p.m. Fish Fry at Lake Bemidji State Park later that evening. Take a Kid Fishing is open to children between the ages of 10 and 15.

"We are pleased to announce the return of our event and all the joy and excitement it brings to the youth and families and the community," a release said. "Our committee members and volunteer guides are ready to serve the youth for this year's event."

Registration is now open and forms may be found on the website at

Registration closes at 5 p.m. on May 31, and early registration is recommended to secure a guide.

"We would like to thank our volunteers and local sponsors," the release said. "We could not execute our event year after year without you."

To learn more, follow the Bemidji Area Take a Kid Fishing

Facebook page

for updates or contact Christina Regas at

(218) 368-9394.