19th Annual Family Fishing Day

When: July 18th, 2020. 9am-2pm

Where: Rockefeller Park Lagoon

Family Fishing Day

Doan Brook Watershed Partnership will host the 19th Annual Family Fishing Day on Saturday, July 18 from 9am-2pm. Come out and enjoy a day of free fishing and outdoor activities with friends and family at University Circle’s historic Rockefeller Park Lagoon.

Family members of all ages will learn how to cast, tie knots, and fish for bluegill and catfish in the stocked lagoon with provided bait and tackle.

Participants will also have the opportunity to:

-Learn how to handle and identify native Ohio fish

-Look at local aquatic life under a microscope

-Enter a raffle for prizes including tackle boxes and fishing equipment

-Enjoy a variety of arts and crafts

-Fill up with a free hot dog lunch.

Fishing rods and equipment will be available for children (15 and under) who do not have their own, but only while supplies last. Advanced registration for free fishing rods will be available on this page starting in late May.

Participants should bring a cooler and ice if they plan to keep their catches. No fishing license is required to fish in the lagoon.

Free parking is available in the adjacent VA Staff Parking Garage, 10701 East Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio 44106 (entrance off Magnolia Dr.).

Advanced registration will be available starting in May. There will be a number of rods reserved for walk-up registration on the day of the event. For more info contact Andrew at 216-325-7781 ext. 6783 or klooster@doanbrookpartnership.org.

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