The B.C. Wildlife Federation’s “Fishing Forever” event for people with disabilities returns to Abbotsford this weekend. (Abbotsford News file photo)

The B.C. Wildlife Federation’s “Fishing Forever” event for people with disabilities returns to Abbotsford this weekend. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Fishing Forever event returns to Abbotsford

Open to people with disabilities and their caregivers

The Lower Mainland regional branch of the B.C. Wildlife Federation hosts its annual Fishing Forever event on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4 in Abbotsford.

The free event runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days at the Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery, 34345 Vye Rd.

The program provides people with disabilities an opportunity to get out and experience the fun of fishing.

All fishing equipment is supplied, along with a lunch of hot dogs, soft drinks, and cake.

The lake is suitable for people with disabilities and those who are wheelchair-bound. There is a limit of two fish per participant.

All participants must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Those wishing to attend are asked to send an email to David Oliver at daveirma@shaw.ca.