ky fish wildlife 300FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/7/13) – The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources invites folks of all ages to participate in a celebration of hunting, fishing and the great outdoors at the Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort on Saturday, Sept. 14. Activities and demonstrations will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time). Admission into the center is free during this event.
    
Activities will include 3-D archery, archery trap shooting, air rifles, laser shot, fishing and casting. Poles and bait will be provided to participants. Presentations on falconry and high school bass fishing will also be featured, as well as a fish fillet tutorial and K-9 demonstration.
    
The upper lake on the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife campus will receive a special stocking of 1,000 channel catfish weighing up to 3 pounds for this event. The upper lake, which is located near the Salato Center entrance, will close to all fishing from noon Friday, Sept. 13 until 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. The lower lake will remain open during daylight hours. Fishing licenses are required for anglers 16 and older at both lakes.
    
Groups including the Kentucky Hunter Education Association, Kentucky Outdoor Sportsmen Alliance and the Student Angler Federation will be present for this event. Participants will have the opportunity to enter a raffle for a free wildlife print that will be given away at 4 p.m. For a detailed list of activities and times, contact the center at 502-564-7863.
    
The Salato Center is operated by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. The center is located off U.S. 60, approximately 1 1/2 miles west of the U.S. 127 intersection. Look for the bronze deer statue at the entrance of the main Kentucky Fish and Wildlife campus.
   
Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Salato is closed on Sunday, Monday and state holidays.
    
Except for select events, admission is $4 for adults and $2 for youth 5 to 18. Children under five are admitted free. The center also offers annual memberships for individuals and families.   
 
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Information provided by Seth Stewart (Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife)

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