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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, June 3, 2017

Jun 3

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Free!

Jun 3

Science in the Park: Baywaters

at Little Bay Park , Queens

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Wade Into the Bronx River: Great Fish Count

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
A free, family event provided by the Bronx River Alliance to take a look under the surface of the Bronx River.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Jun 10

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Free!

Jun 10

Science in the Park: Baywaters

at Little Bay Park , Queens

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 10

Saltwater Fishing

at American Veterans Memorial Pier , Brooklyn

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

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Jun 11

Freshwater Fishing

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island  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. Participation is first-come, first-served
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 11

Seining

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

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

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Jun 17

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Free!

Jun 17

Science in the Park: Baywaters

at Little Bay Park , Queens

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Jun 18

Freshwater Fishing

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Jun 24

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Free!

Jun 24

Science in the Park: Baywaters

at Little Bay Park , Queens

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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
Jun 24

Saltwater Fishing

at West Harlem Piers Park , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel. Participation is first-come, first-served
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Jun 25

Freshwater Fishing

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Jul 8

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Free!

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Jul 15

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Free!

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sep 23

Get Hooked

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come out to the park to learn, explore, and fish!
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Oct 7

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!

Best For
Kids

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