Go Fish! Free Fishing Events Offered

Get your kids hooked on the outdoors this summer with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Go Fish! summer event series. Free fishing lessons for the young and young at heart will be hosted around the state at selected state parks throughout May, June and July.

Classes and demonstrations in areas such as basic casting, fish handling, fishing rules and regulations, and fly fishing are offered to beginners and seasoned anglers alike. Loaner rods and reels, bait and door prizes are provided at each event, but participants are encouraged to bring hats, sunglasses and water.

All Go Fish! events begin at 9 a.m. with lessons given through noon. A fishing license is not necessary to participate in these events. Families with children 5 and older are welcome, and accommodations are available for the mobility impaired. Each participant takes away a fishing fun pack.

Hundreds of children have caught their first fish through the Go Fish! program, formerly the Family Fishing Celebration. Last year, some 2000 people joined state park staff and volunteers at fishing events held throughout the state. This year has already seen 47 first fish caught through the Go Fish! program. Come on out and make your son or daughter’s catch our 48th.

For more information on specific Go Fish! events visit the event calendar at http://beta-www.tpwd.state.tx.us/calendar/go-fish.


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