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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Equipment guideHow To Get Started Fishing​

Go fishing by yourself, with friends, or with the whole family. Make some great memories, or even start a fun summer tradition!

Spending time in nature is not only good for your health and your soul. Relaxing times by a gurgling brook or whispering stream or placid lake can also create wonderful and lasting bonds with children. Best of all, taking kids fishing need not be expensive, nor require a lot of time or a long drive. 

Getting started isn’t complicated. Follow our basic equipment guide and you’ll be hooked before you know it! ​For bag & possession limits, fee information, educational videos and much more, view the fishi​ng b​rochure​.​

 Fishing Calendar

Events

Spring Fishing Clinic
Saturday, May 2

100 FREE poles for the first kids to sign up in advance for a day filled with fishing tips and giveaways!

Backyard Bass: Learn to Cast
Saturday, May 23

Join in the fun young anglers. This is an educational fishing game that makes learning to cast fun and easy! (Parking lot near amphitheater)

Crawfishin' Expedition
Saturday, May 23

Join us at the Amphitheater to learn how to catch Craw-fish. We will learn about these cool crustaceans on how they live and what they eat. After a brief talk we will get busy and go Craw-fishing. Poles will be provided.

Family Fishing Clinic
Saturday, May 30

Join us for a free fishing clinic to learn some basics about fishing. We will meet at the Amphitheater. We will have a short orientation and spend the rest of the clinic fishing!

Backyard Bass: Learn to Cast
Saturday, June 13

Join in the fun young anglers. This is an educational fishing game that makes learning to cast fun and easy! (Parking lot near amphitheater)

Visit the CPW Calendar for a complete list of fishing events.

 How to Release a Trout Safely

 Bait-Fishing Basics


For more fishing tips, visit the How To videos page.