September 27, 2013
The Salmon River International Sport Fishing Museum is open every weekend during the month of October. It is located on RT 13, just a few miles east of Interstate 81 in Pulaski NY (approximately ˝ way to the Altmar Fish Hatchery).
PULASKI- The Salmon River International Sport Fishing Museum near Pulaski will celebrate its 10th year anniversary on Saturday, October 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a special ceremony and a presentation at 1 p.m. about the past, current and future events of the museum. Guided tours and self-guided tours will be available as well as a 50/50 raffle, silent auction, food and door prizes.
“We are very excited about celebrating this fun open house event which will hopefully drive more people into the museum,” said Michael Riordan, president of the Salmon River Museum. “It’s great we can honor everyone who took part in the development of this museum and show the community all our hard work and plans for the future.”
The special ceremony at 1 p.m. will celebrate the hundreds of people who made this museum possible. President Riordan is asking everyone and anyone who had an effort in seeing this museum through to help celebrate and be recognized at the ceremony.
In addition to the open house celebration, the museum will also begin holding “A Night at the Museum” on the third Friday of every month. This event will include guest speakers giving presentations about the history of fishing and tackle. The events will be held from 7 to 8 p.m., with the museum opening up for tours at 6 p.m. This month, Fred Betts, the museum curator, will be presenting on 19th century tackle manufacturers of New York State.
More about the museum: The museum’s collection was originally displayed at the Gladding International Fishing Museum in South Otselic, NY. In 2003, the museum was relocated to Pulaski after the completion of the new building.
For more information about this event or tours call, 315-374-2997 or visit their Facebook page. For current fishing conditions and Oswego County visitor information, go to www.visitoswegocounty.com
The museum has artifacts that date as far back as the 16th century and holds thousands of items from all over the world.
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