Hempstead Lake State Park will host a fishing event for families this Saturday, October 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fly fishing instructors will be on hand for demonstrations and free loaner fishing rods will be available. State park rangers will assist kids with bait, casting, removing fish from hooks, etc. The lake has been stocked with extra fish for this twice-a-year event. In addition there will be pony rides, pumpkin decorating, face painting, and more.
Fee is $6 for ages 6 and over. Please note there is a state park vehicle fee of $8 per car.
For questions please call the park at (631) 321-3150.