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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 20, 2019

Jul20

Fishing Clinics at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to tie fishing knots, bait a hook, cast a fishing rod, and maybe even reel up a fish!
Free!

Jul20

Summer on the Hudson: Underwater Neighbors of Riverside Park

at 172nd Street Beach (in Fort Washington Park)Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the educators from Hudson River Sloop Clearwater to catch, observe, and identify fish and invertebrates.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Jul28

Fishing Clinics in Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to tie fishing knots, bait a hook, cast a fishing rod, and maybe even reel up a fish!
Free!

Jul28

Seining

at 3rd Avenue and 147th Street (in Francis Lewis Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet; seining programs use nets to catch fish. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. First-come, first-served.
Free!

Friday, August 9, 2019

Aug 9

Fishing Clinics at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn how to tie fishing knots, bait a hook, cast a fishing rod, and maybe even reel up a fish!
Free!

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Aug10

Great Hudson River Fish Count

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join naturalists along our waterfront as we strap on waders and pull nets to look for fish and other creatures that call the waters around Randall’s Island home.
Free!

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Event

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Aug17

Fishing Clinics at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to tie fishing knots, bait a hook, cast a fishing rod, and maybe even reel up a fish!
Free!

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Aug24

Summer on the Hudson: Underwater Neighbors of Riverside Park

at 172nd Street Beach (in Fort Washington Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the educators from Hudson River Sloop Clearwater to catch, observe, and identify fish and invertebrates.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sep14

Fishing Clinics in Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to tie fishing knots, bait a hook, cast a fishing rod, and maybe even reel up a fish!
Free!

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sep28

Get Hooked Fishing Festival

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with the fish and wildlife that live along our shoreline!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Oct 5

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 readings of the eponymous children's book, fishing clinics, live music, food and art vendors, Urban Park Ranger presentations, and more!
Free!

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