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Family fishing event set in north-central Nebraska

Published:   |   Updated: July 14, 2014 at 09:01 AM

VALENTINE, Neb. (AP) The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says a family fishing event has been scheduled for July 26 at Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area.

The free event is set to run from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bead's Landing. Park entry and fishing permits are required.

Loaner equipment and bait will be available. Staff from Game and Parks as well as members of the Nebraska Walleye Association will be on hand to assist anglers.

Merritt Reservoir is 28 miles southwest of Valentine in Cherry County. Contact Larry Pape for details at larry.pape@nebraska.gov.