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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

Sunday, May 8, 2016

May 8

Seining

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet, seining programs use nets to catch fish
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 15, 2016

May 15

Freshwater Fishing

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 22, 2016

May 22

Seining

at Broad Channel American Ball Fields , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet; seining programs use nets to catch fish.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 28, 2016

May 28

Freshwater Fishing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Jun 11

Saltwater Fishing

at American Veterans Memorial Pier , Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Jun 12

Seining

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet as seining programs use nets to catch fish
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 12

Freshwater Fishing

at Parking Lot (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first come, first served.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Jun 19

Saltwater Fishing

at 10th Street Walking Bridge (in John V. Lindsay East River Park ) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Jun 25

Saltwater Fishing

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. All equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 25

Summer on the Hudson: RiverFish Celebration

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson and the Urban Park Rangers invite you to spend a day in West Harlem Piers Park connecting to the life living within the Hudson River.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Jun 26

Freshwater Fishing

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Sep 24

Get Hooked: Children's Wildlife Education

at Southern waterfront just across the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
At Get Hooked, children have the opportunity to learn about the wildlife living in the waters surrounding Randall’s Island.
Free!

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Sep 24

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 ticketed tours, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and activities for the whole family!
Free!

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