WHAT: MossBack Fish Habitat has partnered with the Major League Fishing (MLF) Fisheries Management Division for a habitat restoration project on Lake Mackintosh. With assistance from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, MLF pro and MossBack pro staffer Greg Vinson will team up with local high school anglers from the area to construct the MossBack fish habitat and then place the structures in a few different locations in Lake Mackintosh. Vinson and two of the high school anglers will return to fish the structures later in the week to show how quickly bass in the lake adapt to the new structure.
WHEN: Saturday, April 10, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET
– 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Media Interviews. Students finishing building MossBack habitat structures with Greg Vinson and prepping to place structures in the lake.
– 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – High School Anglers accompanied by Greg Vinson to place structure at various locations
WHERE: Lake Mackintosh Park & Marina, 2704 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington, NC 27215
NOTES: Media opportunities include photos and interviews with MLF pro Greg Vinson, MossBack Fish Habitat President David King, Mark Fowles with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, MLF Executive Michael Mulone and the High School Fishing anglers.
High School Fishing anglers from Freedom High School (Morganton), the Uwharrie Charter Academy (Asheboro) and the Long Creek Anglers bass club (Durham) will be participating.
MLF’s COVID-19 Protocols must be followed: Masks are required, anglers will work in small groups and maintain a distance of 6 feet when possible.
MossBack Fish Habitat is an official conservation partner of Major League Fishing. MossBack provides a spectrum of products to help achieve numerous pond and lake habitat goals. Whether placing product to provide ambush points for trophy sport fish, or creating maximum protection for forage and fry, MossBack structure is made to resemble the look and feel of natural cover and last a lifetime. Features such as the use of natural colors, textured surfaces throughout, flexible and snag-resistant limbs, ease of assembly, and versatility of deployment make MossBack Fish Habitat products a realistic and long-lasting choice.
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