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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, April 8, 2017

Apr 8

It's My Park at Lemon Creek Park

at Parking Lot (in Lemon Creek Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join NYC H2O and Natural Resources Protective Association for a volunteer beach cleanup at Lemon Creek Park.
Free!

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Apr 12

Kids Week Bronx: All About Fish

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers are ready to teach young anglers the basics in fish anatomy, aquatic ecology, and proper angling techniques.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Apr 23

Freshwater Fishing

at Baisley Pond Park Parking Lot (in Baisley Pond Park) , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our experienced Urban Park Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Apr 30

Freshwater Fishing

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

CANCELLED: Freshwater Fishing

at Meet inside the park at Kissena Lake (in Kissena Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our experienced Urban Park Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

Seining

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet, seining programs use nets to catch fish.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 21, 2017

May 21

Seining

at Broad Channel American Ball Fields , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet; seining programs use nets to catch fish. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 27, 2017

May 27

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. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Jun 24

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 connect you to the life living within the Hudson River with catch-and-release fishing and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep 30

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 visits to the lighthouse interior, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and more!
Free!

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