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12th annual Wheelin’ in the Fish coming Sept. 21

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BIRDSEYE – The 12th annual Wheelin’ IN the Fish will be held at Osborn Boat Ramp, Patoka Lake from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21. This free fishing event promotes the accessible features of Patoka Lake for participants with special needs and their families. Those confined to a wheelchair or any other circumstance that doesn’t allow them to live alone are invited to attend for free fishing, free boat rides and free lunch. Nursing home, group home and home health-service groups are also invited to take their patrons to the event. All equipment will be provided.
The Department of Natural Resources, Patoka Bass Anglers and Southern Indiana Center for Independent Living will host the event. Those attending are asked to take lawn chairs, sunscreen and insect repellent. Certificates and door prizes will be awarded to all participants.
Osborn Boat Ramp is located off Indiana 145 just two miles north of the State Road 164 intersection. For more information, call (812) 685-2447.