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Fishing

Find out more about what's living in New York City's waterways with these fun fishing programs. Anglers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to cast their line with us.

Fishing Events

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Jul 30

Family Fishing Evening

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Experienced naturalists will teach participants how to tie a fishing knot, attach bait, and cast a line to try and hook a fish!

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Aug 9

Seining

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn about the remarkable creatures of the East River as our scientists use a seining net to humanely catch and release these unique critters.
Free!

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug 16

Freshwater Fishing

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Most fishing programs are first-come, first-served.
Free!

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug 22

Seining

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Aug 30

Seining

at Cleveland Avenue and Mansion Avenue (in Seaside Wildlife Nature Park) , Staten Island

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Sep 6

Saltwater Fishing

at West Harlem Piers Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Most programs are first-come, first-served
Free!

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sep 13

Seining

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Free!

Sep 13

Freshwater Fishing

at 164th Street and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Most programs are first-come, first-served.
Free!

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep 26

Summer on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with Urban Park Ranger-led tours, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, and more.
Free!

Must See
Event

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