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 width=In addition to carnival rides, fair food, and animal shows, the Illinois State Fair continues to educate youth about all the natural resource opportunities found throughout the state, and none is more popular than the Urban Fishing pond located in the historical Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation World.

Herb Drier (dry-er) with the Urban Fishing Clinic explains that it’s important for parents and legal guardians to get kids involved with fishing and to keep them interested in fishing and the great outdoors in Illinois. width=

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The Urban Fishing Clinic has several events scheduled throughout the day at the Illinois State Fair, which is set to wrap up Sunday.

 
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