I see many people on social media in local Lufkin forums talking about needing things for kids to do. The problem is they are attacking the problem all wrong.

They are thinking about things available in urban areas that aren't here. All those things in an urban area are made because there is no room in a large city to explore and be outdoors.

Turn your kid into a lover of the outdoors. You could turn off their devices, and use the savings to buy fishing gear.

It's the PERFECT hobby for any kid in Deep East Texas, and the rest of the family benefits too. Now you need a spot to fish.

Free Hooked On Fishing Event July 13 In Lufkin

Impact Lufkin and the Lufkin Parks & Recreation Department are doing their part to hook your kid on fishing. The Hooked On Fishing free community event is Saturday, July 13, 2024 from 9 AM to Noon.

Bring your bait, rod, reel, and of course your children. The event is for kids 16 and under to learn the joys of fishing.

The fishing area is at the former Lufkin Country Club at 1624 Sayers Street. The registration deadline is July 5, 2024.

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To register contact Robert Shankle at 936-635-8195. Parents and legal guardians must complete a liability waiver when registering your little angler.

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People move to our corner of the world to live out their days fishing. There are so many different spots to fish, even without a boat.

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