DE: DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife offers training for volunteer instructors in youth fishing program

DOVER (Feb. 17, 2012) – The DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife
is looking for volunteers to be trained as instructors for the 2012
season of Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs (HOFNOD) program. A
training session will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday,
March 10 at the Aquatic Resource Education Center, located east of
the town of Smyrna at 4876 Hay Point Road, Smyrna, DE 19977.

If you’re an avid angler and would like to share your enthusiasm
and skills with young people, consider becoming a HOFNOD (Hooked on
Fishing, Not on Drugs) instructor with the Division of Fish and
Wildlife. In the HOFNOD instructor training workshop, volunteers
will learn many activities and lessons that are appropriate for
helping youth become ethical anglers and grow into adults who will
make wise decisions for themselves and the environment. HOFNOD
volunteers must be at least 18 years old.

To learn more about HOFNOD, visit .

Volunteers are asked to pre-register with contact information. For
more information or to volunteer, contact Tess Belcher at
302-735-8656 or

For more information on other volunteer opportunities with the
DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife, visit


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