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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

Monday, July 30, 2018

Jul30

Fish, Brew and BBQ

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

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for an evening of fishing, live music, brew and BBQ right in Brooklyn’s backyard!

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Event

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Aug 5

Seining

at Little Bay Parking Lot (in Little Bay Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Get ready to get your hands wet; seining programs use nets to catch fish. First-come, first-served.
Free!

Aug 5

Freshwater Fishing

at Harlem Meer (in Central Park)Manhattan 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.
Free!

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Event
Aug 5

Seining

at Neptune Avenue and Bayview AvenueBrooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Get ready to get your hands wet; seining programs use nets to catch fish. First-come, first-served.
Free!

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Event

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Aug11

Seining

at Bayview Avenue and Johnston Terrace (in Lemon Creek Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Get ready to get your hands wet; seining programs use nets to catch fish. First-come, first-served.
Free!

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Aug12

Freshwater Fishing

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx 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. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Aug30

Fish, Brew and BBQ

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

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for an evening of fishing, live music, brew and BBQ right in Brooklyn’s backyard!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Sep29

Get Hooked!

at Southern waterfront across from 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. Try your hand at fishing while learning about amazing underwater habitats at this free event.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep29

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 activities for all ages!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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