Youth Fishing
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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.

2018 Schedule of Upcoming Events
This calendar is updated as events are submitted.
2018 Dates Time Location County Event Who May Participate Sponsor and
Contact Information
Sep. 8
7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.Lake Washington,
KingC.A.S.T. for KidsYouths ages 5-17Kristen Phillips

Register online
Sep. 29
8 a.m.-2 p.m.Lake Washington,
KingTake a Warrior FishingMilitary personnelKristen Phillips

Register online

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