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I Spy Something Fly

Event information

Date: Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Time: 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 708-534-8499

Location: Monee Reservoir

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a large collection of fly-fishing lures organized in rows. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

This ongoing program runs from Tuesday, Aug. 8, to Sunday, Sept. 17. Hours are 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays in August and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays in September.

Fly fishing is art. Grab an I Spy worksheet to guide you through Monee Reservoir’s temporary exhibit: “World’s Finest: Fly-Fishing Tackle” from the Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. Get up close to this custom collection of rods, reels, flies, photographs and books and see how many fly details you can spy. Turn in your completed worksheet at the concessions window for a prize.

Event requirements

No registration required.

Monee Reservoir Visitor Center is an accessible facility. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.


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