Fishing Event Gives Special Needs Students Lifetime Activity

Fishing Event Gives Special Needs Students Lifetime Activity

Ninth grader Gregoire Gaudette, 14, learns how to cast a fishing line May 10 at Prospect Lake in Colorado Springs. More than 80 special needs students had gathered for Falcon School District 49’s annual fishing event. The event started in 2006 with a Future Fisherman Foundation grant. Each year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, through its “Fishing is Fun” grant program, has provided the district’s students with new poles.

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