Family Fishing Events: upcoming schedule
Posted April 8, 2019
What: Youth Fishing Day
When: Saturday, April 27, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Bonsall Pond, 5840 W. Bethany Home Rd., Glendale
Comments: The Arizona Game and Fish will be working with the Councilman Jamie Aldama and the City
of Glendale to provide a day of free, family fishing and fun. Game and Fish staff from the
Sport Fishing Education Program and Certified Angler volunteer instructors will be on hand
to provide tips on fishing and answer your angling questions. Bring your own equipment or
there will be loaner rods available on a first-come, first serve basis. Participants who
register at the Game and Fish booth will be provided bait and will not need a fishing license
during the hours of the event.
What: Woodland Lake Free Fishing Clinic
When: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 8 a.m. to noon
Where: Woodland Lake, Pinetop
Comments: The Arizona Game and Fish Department along with the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside will host a free fishing clinic at Woodland Lake Park from 8 a.m. to noon. The lake is scheduled to be stocked with trout prior to the clinic, so the fish should be biting.
No fishing licenses are required during the event for participants who check=in and participate. All other fishing laws apply. The Town of Pinetop-Lakeside will be purchasing youth combination licenses for the first 30 kids, age 10-17, who check-in and participate in the event. Children under 10 do not need a license to fish in Arizona. Arizona Game and Fish Department will have a limited number of fishing poles and tackle available for public use during the clinic. This is a great opportunity to come out to Woodland Lake and learn how to fish! No pre-registration is necessary.
Contact: Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Pinetop Regional Office at 928-532-3680.
What: Cops and Bobbers Family Fishing Day
When: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Red Mountain Lake
7745 E. Brown Rd. Mesa, AZ 85207
Comments: Join the Arizona Game and Fish Department and the Mesa Police Department for a day of
free, family fishing and fun. This event is for beginning and experienced anglers. Loaner rods are available for use, or feel free to bring your own. Bait will be provided and during the hours of the event, you do not need to possess a fishing license to participate. The cost of the event is free for those who sign in at the Game and Fish booth. Bring your family out and join the fun.
Contact: For more information please contact the Sport Fishing Education Program at (623) 236-7240.
What: Free Fishing Day!
When: Saturday, June 1, 2019, 8 a.m.-noon
Where: Goldwater Lake, 2900 S. Goldwater Lake Rd. Prescott, AZ 86303
Comments: As part of the National Free Fishing Day, the Arizona Game and Fish Department is planning a
day of free fishing for the whole family. The Arizona Game & Fish Department Sport Fishing Education Program staff and volunteer instructors will be on hand to assist anglers. Bait will be provided and loaner rods will be available for those participants who sign in at the Game and Fish booth. This is a great time to bring the kids out for a nice day of fishing.
Contact: For more information please call the Sport Fishing Education Program at (623) 236-7240.