Upcoming opportunities for the kids to test out their fishing skills!
Kids Fishing Clinic
Where: Sandy Bottom Nature Park, Big Bethel Road, Hampton, VA
When: Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10am
Cost: $2 per child ages 3-15
Learn the basics of fishing, the different types of bait and how to bait your own hook. Fishing techniques and secrets to catch a big fish will be taught. Bring your favorite fishing pole or use one of ours. An adult must accompany all children. Registration is required (deadline is 3pm the day before the event) by calling the Nature Center at (757) 825-4657
Catch and Release Fishing Derby
Where: Lake Sandler at the Simon Family JCC 5000 Corporate Woods Drive Virginia Beach Virginia 23462
When: Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 8-11am
Cost: $8 entry fee per angler • Registration includes JCC all-access day pass
Register at the JCC or call (757) 321-2338 • Proceeds benefit JCC lakeside walking trail
Age groups: 9 & under, 10-55, 56+. Hourly prizes for: First catch, Biggest fish, Most catches. First cast at 8am-last cast at 10:55am • Bring your own gear (bait and lures available) Life vests supplied & lifeguards on duty • Drinks and snacks available. Shore casting/fishing only • Minors must be accompanied by an adult.More Information: Catch and Release Fishing Derby at the Simon Family JCC
Family Fun Day
Where: Northwest River Park 1733 Indian Creek Road Chesapeake VA
When: Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 10am
Description: Family Fun Day. Enjoy a family day at one of Chesapeake's hidden gems for outdoor recreation. All park activities are FREE and include: canoe rentals, paddleboat rentals, bicycle rentals, miniature golf, wagon rides, fishing (license required). Over 7 miles of hiking trails, picnic areas, playgrounds and other amenities.
More Information: Family Fun Day at Northwest River Park.
FREE Saltwater Fishing Clinics
Where: Back Bay National Refuge, Sandpiper Rd, Virginia Beach VA
When: September 23, 2017 from 12-4pm
Description: The Great Bridge Fisherman's Association will host a free saltwater fishing clinic for children ages 15 and under. An adult must accompany participating children. All equipment supplied. Call (757)301-7329 ext. 3106 for more information.