The weather man is calling for a beautiful weekend here in the Hudson Valley, so get those rods and reels ready.

If your son, daughter, nephew, niece or any young child in your life is interested in fishing this is the event for them.

On Saturday, May 5, the City of Poughkeepsie Athletic League with help from the Hudson Valley Federation of Sportsman Club will be hosting "Hooked on Fishing."

From 10am until 2pm at Morgan Lake, located at 51 Creek Road in Poughkeepsie, kids 16 and under will be able to participate in a fishing contest. The event is opened to all kids under 16, adults are not eligible to fish (but must accompany their child).

Prizes will be given out throughout the day as well as raffle opportunities. Light refreshments will also be served.

Those participating are asked to bring their own fishing and tackle equipment.

For more details call the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department Athletic League at 845-451-4163.

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