June 2020 News/Columns

New Jersey Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs Program

New Jersey Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs Program

 

New Jersey’s Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Program provides a great opportunity to get kids involved in positive recreational activities. Growing up in a big city, my parents saw value in having me spend my summers outdoors enjoying nature. These experiences afforded me the chance to discover that there is more to the world and my role in it than what the concrete jungle has to offer.

Likewise, the goal of this program is to introduce youth to the fun and excitement of fishing, and to engage them in meaningful life skills, so that they also can imagine unlimited possibilities for themselves.

Liz Jackson, HOFNOD Coordinator

Follow this link for more information:

Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Podcast with Liz Jackson (DEP Website)

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