Community Fishing Events
(Kids' Fishing Days, Events for Seniors/Disabled Persons/Women)
An Alabama Step-Outside™ Program

"Sitting at the water's edge with your son or daughter, fishing lines extended peacefully into the rippling waters, just you and your child....Does it make a difference? You bet!," Sharon Rushton
Learn how to fish at a community fishing event.

How-to-fish book is available.

WhenEvent Name and DetailsPartnersSite
May 4, 2017Oxford Kids Fishing Classic
Contact - Jennifer Yates (256) 499-2741
 Oxford Lake, Calhoun County
May 6, 2017
Pratt Park Kids' Fishing Day.
Registration required for fishing prior to 9:00AM, 3 fish limit.
Prattville Lions' Club, Autauga County Extension Office, Prattville Parks and Recreation, 4-H, Autauga Creek Improvement Association, ARONOV Insurance, and the ADCNR, WFF DivisionPratt Park, Prattville
May 6, 2017Gadsden Fishing Rodeo
Contact - Jennifer Gibson (256) 549-4680
 Riverview Hosp.
Neely Henry, Etowah County
May 18, 2017LWPOA Kids Fishing Day
Contact - Tom Garland (256) 357-2685
 Luther Rice Pavilion
Harris Reservoir, Randolph County
May 24, 2017
Prattville Senior Adult Fish Fest
$2.00 per person. Each participant allowed to catch 7 fish. Only one pole at a time in the water.
Contact - Betty Hall (334) 595-0800
Prattville Parks and Recreation and the ADCNR, WFF DivisionPratt Park, Prattville
June 3, 2017
all day
Youth Fishing Derby
Contact Allison Cochran 205-489-5111 ext. 141
 Bankhead NF - Double Springs, AL
June 10, 2017
Annual Kids Fishing Derby. Registration 8:45AM, casting contest 9:15AM, fishing derby 10-11:30AM, lunch and prizes 11:30AM
Fishing derby is for children ages 5-12
 Black Warrior Work Center pond located on Hwy 33 north (fire tower)


If you are looking for a place to fish with your family, try Alabama's State Public Fishing Lakes.