Event calendar

Fishing for Trash

Event information

Date: Friday, June 21, 2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-4121

Location: Hidden Lakes Trout Farm at Hidden Oaks Preserve

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An old Gatorade bottle floating in the water. Photo by Anthony Schalk

Event details

This ongoing event will be held from Friday, June 21, to Sunday, June 30. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Pick up some dirty tricks to earn some treats! Help Hidden Lakes Trout Farm look its best by picking up litter in the preserve. Fishing line and other debris pose serious threats to our furry and feathered friends. Animals may become entangled in fishing line or swallow hooks or bits of plastic. Check in with the front desk for a bucket and grabbers. Fill the bucket and return it to earn a treat from The Tackle Box.

Event requirements

No registration required.

Hidden Lakes Trout Farm has paved accessible trails from the parking lot. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.