Heritage Day at Graves Mountain Lodge
When: April 7, 2018
Free Admission & Free Parking/Children Register for Prizes
Rain or Shine
Heritage Day will have sections of the Rose River for kids 12 and under to fish on for both April 7 and April 8. There will be sections of the Rose River and Robinson River stocked for adults and kids over the age of 12. We will have exhibits, and food on Saturday, April 7.
Trout Unlimited will be on the river to assist kids with fishing. Craft vendors will be set up as well for 2018.
What is Heritage Day?
A fun-filled day with fishing, activities and education. The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Trout Unlimited and Graves Mountain Lodge have expanded kid’s day. Heritage Day, “Kid’s Day”, will be the first Saturday in April each year. A section of the Rose River (in front of Graves Mountain Lodge) will be stocked for kids 12 and under (6 fish limit). The Rose River will open up to fishing at 9 a.m. There will also be sections of the Rose River and along with the Robinson River for adults.
This year other activities will provide education and hands-on activities.
Harry Murray will give a 45 minute talk on fly fishing and also give a demonstration. Trout Unlimited will have fly tying stations, fly casting demonstrations, fly casting classes at a pond for children and adults, insect monitoring in the stream, and helping kids with fishing on the Rose River. The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries will bring their taxidermy mounted animals for display. Shenandoah National Park will have a display about fishing in the park. Solitude Lake Management will have a display of fish and their boat. Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation Districts will show macro invertebrates and have their soil tunnel. DEQ and 4-H Adventure Club, Old Rag Naturalists will be making and finding wildlife tracks, Plus other organizations will have booths with displays, information and activities.