The Missouri Department of Conservation invites kids (up to age 15) and their families to a day of free fishing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at MDC headquarters in Jefferson City, 2901 West Truman Blvd. near the intersection of Truman Boulevard and Hwy 179. MDC staff and volunteers will teach participants about fish, fish habitat, and fishing techniques. The free event will include plenty of catch and release fishing at MDC fishing ponds. Fishing gear and bait will be available, or bring your own fishing equipment. A free hot dog lunch will be provided for all participants. For more information call 573-522-4115 ext. 3501.