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GRAFTON - Pere Marquette State Park, Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources held their annual Family Fishing Fair at Pere Marquette Saturday afternoon.

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The day featured tons of activities for families including the popular Trout Pond where children are able to catch a real trout. Kids were able to learn some environmental facts about the area and wildlife while having some fun.

The 4,000-gallon aquarium gave families a chance to get a close look at some of the fish found in the Mississippi River. Educational seminars taught families about water safety and children got a chance to make their own cane pole as well.

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