Fishing Programs

Hooked On Fishing!

Learn how to set up a rod, put bait on the hook, cast like a pro, take fish off the hook and learn about different kinds of fish and different ways to catch them! Bait / Flies, tackle, and fishing rods will all be provided. Valid MN fishing license required for ages 16+. Program is FREE and reservations are required!

Saturday, June 6 - Family Fishing at Big Marine Park Reserve - Explore Your Parks Day
10 a.m. - Noon Register Here
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Register Here
FREE - no vehicle permit required for Explore Your Parks Day
Meet at the Fishing Pier - Capacity is 8 people

Saturday, June 20 - Family Fly Fishing at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park
10 a.m. to noon
FREE (vehicle permit required), registration is required
Meet at the Canoe Launch - Capacity is 8 people
Make your reservations here

Tuesday, July 7 – Youth Drop-Off Fishing at Lake Elmo Park Reserve
10 a.m. – Noon
Ages 8 - 12
FREE Tuesday, no vehicle permit required
Meet at the fishing pier - Capacity is 8 kids
Make your reservations here

Saturday, July 25 – Family Fishing at Square Lake
6 – 8 p.m.
FREE (vehicle permit required), registration is required
Meet at the Fishing Pier - Capacity 8 people
Make your reservation here

Thursday, August 13 - Family Fly Fishing at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park
6 - 8 p.m.
FREE (vehicle permit required), registration is required
Meet at the Canoe Launch - Capacity is 8 people
Make your reservations here