Get hooked on fishing at the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department's Try Fishing kids event! This new event will cover fishing basics and families will also enjoy other fish-related activities, including gyotaku fish painting, fish short stories, and a casting game. Bait and poles will be provided. Try Fishing is ideal for elementary-aged youth.

This free event will take place from 1 - 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, at the large pond in Lower City Park (200 Park Rd.). Please check in at Shelter #7. Pre-registration is not required.

Parents are asked to assist and supervise children at all stations. Iowa DNR and the Iowa City Public Library will also be facilitating this event!

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Date of publication

Monday, September 12, 2022