An informative program will take place Saturday, Feb. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. about ice fishing on Lake Wallenpaupack. People will learn about Pennsylvania fish, basic ice fishing skills, regulations and ice safety.

Weather permitting, participants will also get the opportunity to put their new fishing skills to use out on Lake Wallenpaupack.

The program is free and fishing licenses are not required. Bait, life jackets and other equipment will be provided. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Part of this program will be conducted inside, but parents need to ensure that they and their children are dressed appropriately for the outdoor portion of the program. Registration is required and is limited to the first 40 registrants. To register, contact PPL at (570)253-7001 or directions to this event, visit, click on "Lake Wallenpaupack," then select "Programs and Workshops."

The learning center is off Route 6 just east of the intersection of Routes 590 and 6 and next to Wallenpaupack Area High School.