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June 5, 2021
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Mahlon Dickerson Catch & Release Pond
Weldon Road (across from the JTHS)
Oak Ridge, NJ 07438
Registration is Closed. Find other locations at:
Hooked on Fishing
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Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs (Registration is Closed)

Saturday, June 5, 2021

"Hooked on Fishing - Not on Drugs" is a unique, nationally recognized program created by the Future Fisherman Foundation. In 2012, former Governor Christie signed legislation establishing the statewide implementation of the HOFNOD program. The legislation provided initial funding through an appropriation of $200,000 from the state's Drug Enforcement and Demand Reduction Fund. (See below for the identical State Assembly and Senate bills.)

New Jersey's Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Program provides a great opportunity to get kids involved in positive recreational activities. 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