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2014 "Take a Kid Fishing!" 

 Do you know a child or young teen who might enjoy learning about fishing and trying their hand at landing a fish? In the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Take a Kid Fishing! program, they can do just that! Sponsored by DNREC's Aquatic Resource Education Center, Take a Kid Fishing! teaches young people fundamental fishing skills and conservation. This free event also features activity stations, prizes and of course, fishing. All equipment will be provided. 

Events this year are scheduled for:

Sat. April 12th @ Abbotts Mill Nature Center in Milford

Sat. May 3rd @ Killens Pond State Park in Felton (FULL)

Sat. May 17th @Lums Pond State Park in Bear (FULL)

Sat. June 21st @the Aquatic Resource Education Center in Smyrna

Sat. July 19th @Redden State Forest in Georgetown

All "Take a Kid Fishing!" days begin at 10 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

To register, please visit:

Check out our Take a Kid Fishing!  "Frequently Asked Questions" page.

Take a Kid Fishing! is for youngsters ages 6 through 15 and their parent/guardian. Participants 16 years and older must have a current Delaware fishing license to fish. For adults seeking information on how to obtain a fishing license, please visit the Division of Fish & Wildlife's Fisheries Section website. 

If you are interested in volunteering as an instructor at Take a Kid Fishing! events, please contact Tess Belcher at 302-735-8656 or email

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