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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Free Fishing Classes at BEC


Free fishing class at Events Center

Free Fishing classes will be offered during the month of May at the Brownsville Events Center.  Online registration available now at

Enjoy a quick fishing lesson that covers knots, hooks, lures bait & tackle, rods & reels, casting, TPWD rules, handling and ethics. After the lesson put your new or sharpened skills to the test by catching a fish on rod and reels provided to you by the City of Brownsville.   

Specific details: program starts with 5 learning key points  
1.    Knots & hooks  
2.    Lures, bait & tackle  
3.    Rods & reels
4.    Casting
5.    TPWD rules, handling, ethics  

Once we have learned all key points, we will be going fishing using the rods and reels that are provided by the city of Brownsville. It is BYOC (bring your own chair).   

•    Dates: May 4th,11th,25th
•    Time: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm 
•    Location: Brownsville Events Center  
•    Contact Person: Ranger George  
•    Event Information Phone: 956-3710773  
•    Fee: $0 

Register online, visit 

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