Let’s Go Fishing youth fishing clinics
These educational events are intended for families and groups with 5 to 15 year-old attendees.
The clinic will cover:
- Knot tying
- How to Cast
- Fishing from a pier and from shore
- Measuring your catch and following regulations
- Responsible Angler Practices
- Catch and Release Fishing
and includes fun takeaways, handouts, coloring books, instructional field guides, and more!
Register for an upcoming fishing clinic
2022 youth fishing clinic dates below! Registration links become active several weeks prior to the event under the "clinic" headline. As clinics reach capacity, you will be notified about waitlist status.
Date Time Clinic Location June 1
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cohasset Recreation Department Family Casting clinic Cohasset, MA June 4 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Reel Fun Fishing Day at Deer Island - Boston Harbour Island*
Deer Island Fishing Pier Winthrop, MA June 23
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Women's Learn to Fish night at the Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center Sandwich, MA July 19 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Fort Tabor Fishing Clinic, w/ Buzzards Bay Coalition New Bedford, MA July 30 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Cape Cod Canal Family Fun Fishing Night Sandwich, MA August 9
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Bass River Fishing Clinic South Yarmouth, MA
Questions? Interested in learning more about having DMF help you plan a saltwater fishing clinic or activity? Contact Christine Cassidy at email@example.com with the subject line "Saltwater Fishing Clinic Information"
We offer educational seminars geared towards adults who would like to learn more about saltwater fishing. If you're interested in hosting a seminar, please let us know so we can tailor a class to the needs of your group. Possible seminars include:
- Saltwater fishing 101: The basics
- Understanding fishing equipment for each species
- Targeting saltwater species in Massachusetts and where to fish
- How to filet and cook saltwater fish of Massachusetts
Other resources to learn to fish
Can't come to a fishing class? It's still easy to learn! All you need to get started is some simple gear and a little practice. Download our Saltwater Fishing Field Guide and watch the partnering video tutorials to learn how to setup saltwater fishing gear, tie fishing knots, cast, and successfully catch and release your first fish!
Interested in freshwater fishing? Check out the Freshwater Fishing Education Program.