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Youth Fishing Event Calendar

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife teams up with businesses, organizations and volunteers from all over Washington to provide fishing opportunities for children ages 5 to 14. Most of these events take place from April through June, and each provides a day of fishing for a few dozen to several hundred kids and their families.

Each of these youth fishing events is different from all the rest. Some require pre-registration and have a cap on the number of participants while others are open to anyone who wants to drop in; some provide rod-and-reel combos that kids can take home at the end of the day, some provide loaner rods and reels, and other require that kids bring all their own tackle. To learn more, check with the local contact listed for each event on the schedule below.

Watch our kids’ fishing event highlights video to share the fun before you choose an event in your area.

2016 Schedule
Calendar updated when events are submitted
2016 Dates Time Location County Event Who May Participate Sponsor and Contact Information
Fri. April 8 8:00am – 4:00pm
Klineline Park,
Vancouver, WA
Clark Special Needs Kids and Adults Fishing Event
at Klineline Pond
Special needs kids and adults Klineline Kids Fishing
PO Box 873875
Vancouver, WA 98687
(360) 909-1946
Online registration at klineline-kf.org
Sat. April 9 8:00am – 4:00pm
Klineline Park,
Vancouver, WA
Clark Kids Fishing Event
at Klineline Pond
Kids ages 5 –14 years old Klineline Kids Fishing
PO Box 873875
Vancouver, WA 98687
(360) 909-1946
Online registration at klineline-kf.org
April 9th 7:30 am registration
8:00 am start.
Lincoln Park, Port Angeles Clallam Kids' fishing derby Children ages
5 - 14
Olympic Peninsula Fly Fishers,
Cliff Schleusner,
(360) 452-7367
Sat. April 23 8:00 am-2:45pm Reflection Pond at Sarg Hubbard Park,
Yakima, WA
Yakima Kids Fishing Event
at Reflection Pond
Kids ages
5 –14 years old
Yakima Greenway Foundation
111 S. 18th St.
Yakima WA  98901
(509) 453-8280
Online registration
Sat, April 23 6:00-11:00 am Fortson Pond #2, Darrington Snohomish Kids Fishing Event 14 and under Darrington's Firemen's Association
Sat. April 23 6:00-11:30 am Lake Wilderness, Maple Valley King Kids Fishing Event 14 and under Maple Valley Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce
Sat. April 23 5:00-10:00 am Silver Lake, Maple Falls Whatcom Kids Fishing Event 14 and under Ferndale Kiwanis Club
Sun., April 24 8:00 am-1:00 pm Lake Tye, Monroe Snohomish Kids Fishing Event 12 and under Sky Valley Chapter Trout Unlimited, Gary Bee (206) 818-2991
Sat. April 30 8:00am- 2:45pm  Lake Sacajawea, Longview Cowlitz Kids Fish-In Kids ages 5-14 years old, pre-registration is required. Register online:
mylongview.com/recreation
Registration deadline is 4/29/16
(360) 442-5400
Sat., April 30 9:00 am-1:00 pm Auburn Mill Pond Park King 12th Annual Special Needs Youth Fishing Derby Pre-school and school age special needs youth The Lions of District 19C, Zone C-3
Contact: Norm Wilcox at (253) 445-0385 or Julia Wood at (253) 740-4701
Application
Sat. April 30 9:00 am-1:00 pm Mill Pond, Auburn King Kids Fishing Event Special needs children and siblings Lions of Zone C-3
Sun, May 1st 6:00-Noon Bogachiel Hatchery Pond Clallam Kids' Fishing Day Children West End Sportsmens Club, 
Tom Wells
(360) 640-1688
Fri. May 6 5:00pm-7:00pm Columbia Park Pond Kennewick, WA Benton Special Needs Kids and Adults Fishing Event at Columbia Park Pond Special needs kids and adults Register online:
DonnaT@ARCofTricities.com
or call (509) 783-1131 ext 100
Sat. May 7 9:00am - 2:30pm Columbia Park Pond Kennewick, WA Benton Fishing Kids Event at Columbia Park Pond Kids ages
5 –14 years old
Mail-in Registration:
Kennewick Recreation,
2901 Southridge Blvd.,
Kennewick, WA 99338.
Register on-line
Sat., May 7 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Clear Lake (Fairchild AFB Recreation Area)
Directions
Spokane Clear Lake Annual Kids Fishing Event Ages 5 -14 Randy Osborne (WDFW)
( 509) 892-1001 ext. 302)
Registration Form
Sat., May 07 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Northern State Pond, Sedro-Woolley Skagit Kids Fishing Event 14 and under Wildcat Steelhead Club
Sat. May 07 daylight - 10:00 am Snoqualmie Police Dept. Pond, Snoqualmie King Kids Fishing Event ages 5 to 14 Mt. Si Fish and Game Club
Sat. May 07 8:00 - 11:00 am Jennings Park Pond Snohomish Kids Fishing Event ages 5 to 12 Everett Salmon and Steelhead Youth Organization
Sat. May 07 8:30 am - noon Mill Pond, Auburn King Kids Fishing Event 14 and under Save Our Fish - Auburn Chapter,
and City of Auburn
Sat., May 07 ages 0-9 from 9:00 - 10:00 am

ages 10-14 from 11:00 am-noon
Whatcom Falls Derby Pond, Bellingham Whatcom Kids Fishing Event 14 and under Northwest Washington Steelheaders
Sat., May 07 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Lake Albert Island Kids Fishing Event 14 and under Holmes Harbor Rod and Gun Club
Sat. May 14 9:00am-2:00pm Horseshoe Lake, Woodland Cowlitz Kids Fishing Derby Kids under 15 years old Woodland Moose Lodge.
Contact Linda Jordan
(360)225-7736
Sat. May 14 9:00am - 2:00pm Green Lake King Fishing Kids Ages 5-14 C.A.S.T. for Kids & Green Lake Chamber of Commerce -
Online Registration
Sat., May 14 7:30 am - 3:00 pm Silver Lake, Thornton A. Sullivan Park, Everett Snohomish Silver Lake Kids Fish-In ages 4 to 14, pre-Registration Required Everett Salmon and Steelhead Youth Organization and Everett Parks and Rec
Fri. May 20 12:00 - 1:00 Carrie Blake Park Pond Clallam Kid's Fishing Day Sequim High school special needs Puget Sound Anglers;
Dave Croonquist,
(360) 582-1370
Fri. May 20 1:00 - 2:00 Carrie Blake Park Pond Clallam Kid's Fishing Day Helen Haller special needs Puget Sound Anglers;
Dave Croonquist,
(360) 582-1370
Sat. May 21 8:00 am Carrie Blake Park Pond Clallam Kid's Fishing Day Kids age 14 and under Puget Sound Anglers;
Dave Croonquist,
(360) 582-1370
Sat. May 21 9:00 am American Lake Pierce Ray Evans Memorial Event for Kids Ages 5 - 13 C.A.S.T. for Kids - register with Lakewood Parks and Recreation
(253-983-7887)
Online Regstration
Sat. May 21 8:00 am - 2:00 pm Gissberg Ponds, Twin Lakes Park, Marysville Snohomish Kids Fishing Event ages 5 to 14 Everett Salmon and Steelhead Youth Organization
Sat. June 4 9:00am - 12:20pm Lake Washington at Gene Coulon Park King Fishing Kids Ages 5 - 14 C.A.S.T. for Kids -
Online Registration
Sat. June 4 to
Sun. June 5
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Willow Creek Hatchery, Lynwood Snohomish Kids Fishing Event 14 and under Edmonds Trout Unlimited
Sat. June 4 7:00 to 11:00 am Heart Lake, Anacortes Skagit Kids Fishing Event 14 and under Puget Sound Anglers - Fidalgo/San Juan Island Chapter and City of Anacortes Parks & Recreation Department
Sat.June 4 7:00 - noon Steel Lake, Federal Way King Hooked on Fishing 14 and under Save Our Fish - Auburn Chapter and City of Federal Way
Sat. June 4 registration 8:00, fishing 9:00 - 11:00 am Reiner's Pond Snohomish Kids Fishing Event ages 12 and under Monroe Rod and Gun Club
Sat. June 4 8:00 am - noon Tracy Owen Station, Kenmore  King Kids Fishing Event 14 and under North Shore Trout Unlimited
Steve Winder (425) 750-0946, stev@rwinder.com
Sat. June 4 ages 4-8 from 11:00 am - noon

ages 9-14 from noon - 1:00 pm
Howard Bowen Memorial Park East, Sumas Whatcom Kids Fishing Event 14 and under American Legion Post 212
Sat. June 11 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Spearfish Park, off of U.S. Hwy. 197 near Dallesport, WA Klickitat Kid's Fishing Event Kids ages 5-14 years old The Dalles Lock & Dam Ranger Office
(541) 506-7819
Sat. June 11 9:00 am-1:00 pm Merwin Park, Cowlitz County, WA Cowlitz Kids Fishing Derby at Merwin Park Kids ages 2-14 years old No registration required
Contact: Bryce Michaelis
bmichaelis@fs.fed.us
(360) 449-7800
Sat. June 11 7-10 am   Easton Ponds, Easton,
I-90 Exit 71
Kittitas Easton Fishing Derby All ages welcome Easton Memorial Day Celebration Committee
 EastonMemorialDayParade@gmail.com
 206-501-5268
Sat. June 11 8:00 - 11:00 am Seacrest Park, West Seattle King Kids Fishing Event 14 and under West Seattle Sportsmen's Club
email: info@wssportsmen.org
Sat. June 11 ages 5-7 from 9:15 - 9:45 am

ages 8-10 from 10:00 - 10:30 am

ages 11-13 from 11:00 - 11:30 am

ages under 5 after 11:30 am
Fishtrap Creek at Lynden City Park, Lynden Whatcom LOYAL ORDER OF CAMELS CLUB  ANNUAL KIDS FISHING DERBY ages 5-13 Loyal Order of Camels Club
Sat. June 11 7:00 am - 2 pm Blackman's Lake, Hill Park, Snohomish Snohomish Kids Fishing Event 14 and under Everett Eagles Sportsmen's Club
Sat. June 18 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Goose Lake on the Mt. Adams Ranger District, Gifford Pinchot National Forest Skamania Kids Fishing Day at Goose Lake Kids ages 5- 14 years old No registration required
Contact: Stephanie Caballero at Mt. Adams Ranger
District
bmichaelis@fs.fed.us
(509) 395-3419
Sat. June 18 11:00am - 4:00pm Poulsbo Marina Kitsap Fishing Kids Ages 0 - 14 C.A.S.T. for Kids - No registration required, event is first come, first serve
Sat. June 18 9:00am - 2:30pm Island Lake Kitsap Fishing Kids Ages 5 - 14 C.A.S.T. for Kids -
Online Registration
Father' Day Weekend Olympic Corrections Center West Jefferson Kids' day fishing pond Dads and Children Contact: O.C.C.
Fay Gingell,
(360) 963-3203; (360) 374-6181, x=271
Sat May 14 8 am-1 pm South Lewis County Pond Lewis Kid's Fishing Derby Kids Ages 0-14 Toledo Lions Club
penny_lancaster@msn.com