Parish Couple Offers Free Fishing Trips on Oneida Lake

ONEIDA LAKE – A Parish couple is offering to take families on a free fishing trip on Oneida Lake during New York State’s Free Fishing Weekend.

Jeff and Julie Raner have offered to take kids Saturday, June 23, on a two-hour fishing trip aboard their 2005 Tracker V-16. All fishing equipment will be provided. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. There is a limit of two to four people at a time.

The Raners are members of the New Hope Presbyterian Church, 814 Rider St.,Parish.

 “Having been blessed with the opportunity to fish, they wish to pass the blessing on by offering this same opportunity to any child and their parents,” said church spokeswoman Mary Lou Guindon. “This coincides with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Free Fishing Weekend. The Raners feel the call to promote this sport of fishing in New York and to encourage parents to take kids fishing as a fun family activity.”

For more information, call Jeff or Julie Raner at 625-4062.