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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 2, 2018

Jun 2

Outdoor Adventure Day for the Family at Willowbrook Park

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled day of nature adventures! The Greenbelt and it’s partner organizations will offer: Fishing, Canoeing, Birding, Planting, Hiking, Exploring...and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Summer on the Hudson: New York City Fish Count

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
As part of the annual World Science Festival, we will wade into the Hudson River to collect and count what species of fish we find. Join us for this fun waterside event!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Jun 10

Saltwater Fishing

at Lemon Creek Pier (in Lemon Creek Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. All equipment is provided. Program recommended for agaes 8 years and older.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 10

Seining

at Section 2 Orchard Beach (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

12:00 p.m.1:30 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. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Jun 17

Saltwater Fishing

at East 10th Street and FDR Drive (in John V. Lindsay East River Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature. All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Jun 23

Seining

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Sep 29

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
Sep 29

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 the Urban Park Rangers, readings of the eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and activities for all ages!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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