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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

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Jul 4

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
?This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Jul 5

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
?This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Jul 11

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Free!

Jul 11

Seining

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

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.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!

Jul 11

Saltwater Fishing

at 135th Street Entrance (in ) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. All equipment is provided and most programs are first come, first served.
Free!

Jul 11

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 11

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
?This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Jul 12

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 12

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
?This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 12

Freshwater Fishing

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. All equipment is provided and most programs are first come, first served.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Jul 18

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Free!

Jul 18

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 18

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
?This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Jul 19

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 19

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
?This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Jul 25

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Free!

Jul 25

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
?This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

Fishing and Crabbing

at American Veterans Memorial Pier , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. All equipment is provided and most programs are first come, first served.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Jul 26

Freshwater Fishing

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. All equipment is provided and most programs are first come first served.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
?This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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!

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!

Best For
Kids

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