by Illinois DNR

Quentin Melson [CC BY-SA 4.0 (]

GRAFTON, Ill. – The 29th annual Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair, scheduled for June 8 at Pere Marquette State Park near Grafton on Illinois Route 100, has been cancelled due to flooding on the Illinois River affecting access to the park.

The free Fishing Fair is one of the park’s most popular events each year, featuring catch-and-release fishing, casting stations, fishing information, and family entertainment.

“We are thankful to have the support of our corporate and agency sponsors and staff, donors and contributors, as well as the families and other visitors who make the event successful every year,” said Pere Marquette State Park Site Supt. Chris Hespen.

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