Colorado Parks and Wildlife, in cooperation with the Northwest Colorado Outfitters Chapter, Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International and the Wyman Museum, will host a  free “Cast, Blast and Twang” for the entire family, Saturday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wyman Museum in Craig.

Anyone interested in learning the basics of shooting, archery and fishing from Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers and volunteers is encouraged to sign up for the fun, family event.

All angling equipment will be available free of charge, however participants can bring their own if they prefer. Colorado Parks and Wildlife asks everyone to leave their own firearms and archery gear at home and use the equipment provided at the event.

A free barbecue lunch will be served and for protection from the elements, everyone is reminded to bring layers of clothing and sunscreen.

Anglers 16 and older must have a current fishing license to participate in any fishing event. To purchase a fishing or hunting license online, please visit

The event is first-come first-served and the public is reminded that space will be limited.

For questions or to sign-up for the “Family Cast, Blast and Twang”, contact Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Meeker Office at 970-878-6090.

What – Free, Family Cast, Blast and Twang

When – Saturday, June 15, 2013, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where – Wyman Museum, 94350 East Highway 40, Craig

Information – Contact Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Meeker Office at 970-878-6090

Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages 42 state parks, all of Colorado’s wildlife, more than 300 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs. To learn more, please visit 

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