TackleShare is coming to Peterborough on April 28

Whether you’re eager to drop a line in the water for the first time, or don’t have your own fishing equipment, the OFAH/OPG TackleShare program has you covered.

Head over to Peterborough Greenwing Fishing Derby at the Peterborough Lift Lock this weekend, as the TackleShare crew will be on site to deliver an interactive educational workshop, which includes introductory fishing instruction and lessons on aquatic habitat, conservation, and water safety.

What: Local media are invited to attend the day’s event, which will feature fantastic photo and video opportunities of youth learning to fish for the first time, guided by qualified instructors eager to pass on their passion for fishing and conservation.

Date & Start Time:    April 28 at 9:00 am

Where: EASY TO FIND – 353 Hunter St E, Peterborough, ON

TackleShare loans fishing equipment to the public at more than 140 loaner sites across Ontario, and brings the equipment and hands-on excitement to a variety of events in different locations throughout the summer. TackleShare is designed to break down the barriers that prevent new and young anglers from getting out on the water and enjoying the excitement of fishing. Follow TackleShare on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

TackleShare is an initiative of the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) and is proudly supported by Ontario Power Generation (OPG). Visit www.tackleshare.com for more information.

OPG is Ontario’s largest, clean electricity provider, and proud title sponsor of the TackleShare program. Water at any of OPG’s 66 hydroelectric stations and 241 dams can become dangerous in seconds. Remember to stay clear and stay safe of hydro dams and stations. Visit www.opg.com/watersafety  for more information.

With more than 100,000 members, subscribers and supporters, and 740 member clubs, the OFAH is the largest non-profit, fish and wildlife conservation-based organization in Ontario. For more information, visit www.ofah.org.


Media Contacts:

Shelby Erwin
OFAH Fishing Outreach Programs Liaison
705-748-6324, ext. 284

Neal Kelly
Ontario Power Generation
416-592-4008 or 877-592-4008
Follow @opg.com