The Bowfishing Mentor Program at Ponca State Park is currently open for registration. The course will be taught over four nights, June 4, 11, 18 and 19 from 6-8:30 p.m.
Limited to 25 registrants, students must be 10 years old as of January 1, 2015. Students will learn basic bowfishing skills, including knowledge on archery equipment; how to find, identify, and shoot fish; and cleaning and cooking fish.
The program is sponsored by the Nebraska Big Game Conservation Association and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Program is free and most gear will be provided. Participants should bring insect repellent, sunscreen and polarized sunglasses.
Ponca State Park is located at 88090 State Spur 26E, Ponca, NE 68770. To register, contact Nick Tramp, firstname.lastname@example.org.