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Laporte’s Take a Kid Fishing set for Saturday

The 5th annual Laporte Area Take a Kid Fishing event takes place Saturday, June 11 at Pine Beach Resort.

Registration for kids ages 10-15 is 11 a.m. The Minnesota DNR will have a presentation on invasive species at 11:30 a.m. Kids will be on the water fishing at noon.

Kids ages 10-15 registered and participating in the event will receive a new rod and reel, and loaded tackle box.

They will be off the lake at 4:30 p.m. and fish caught will be cleaned, put on ice and sent home with the kids.

A fish fry will take place at 5 p.m. at the park shelter in downtown Laporte with door prizes for the kids. The fish fry is open to the public to help support young anglers with a free will donation.

Organizers are still looking for guides to help with the event. A guides supper will be held Friday, June 10, 6 p.m. at Third Base Bar & Grill.

More information is available online at