Fishing in the City
Sacramento Metro Area
For information about the Sacramento area Fishing in the City Program, contact Joe Ferreira: Joe.Ferreira@wildlife.ca.gov • (916) 358-2872
Free Fishing Instruction Clinics - Summer 2013
- Free Loan of rods, bait, and tackle (for up to 50 people)
- Anglers 16 years and older need a fishing license to fish in California
- Sponsored by CDFW; city, district and county parks departments; and other organizations as noted.
- Ponds stocked with CATFISH
|Saturday, June 1||Oak Grove Park Derby, Stockton||6:30 am - noon||Call Sponsor: San Joaquin County Parks at 209-331-2050. Off I-5 at Eight Mile Road in North Stockton.|
|Saturday, June 8||Elk Grove Park Fishing Clinic||8:30 am - noon||At 9950 Elk Grove-Florin Road (next to EG High School) in Elk Grove.|
|Saturday, June 22||Hagan Park Fishing Clinic||8:30 am - noon||At the end of (2197) Chase Drive, off Coloma Road in Rancho Cordova.|
|Saturday, July 6 *||Howe Park: Free Fishing Day Celebration||8:30 am - noon||At 2201 Cottage Way at Howe Avenue in Sacramento. Fulton-El Camino Recreation and Park District.|
|Saturday, Aug. 10||Granite Park Fishing Clinic||8:30 am - noon||Sponsored by Burruss Associates and the Police Athletic League. At the end of Ramona Way, off Power Inn Road in Sacramento.|
|Saturday, Aug. 17||Florin Creek Park Fishing Clinic||8:30 am - noon||Sponsored by the South Gate Recreation and Park District and the Parkway Neighborhood Association. At Persimmon Drive (near Pomegranate) in the Parkway Neighborhood of South Sacramento. (Due to the small pond size this event is for kids only until 11 am.)|
|Saturday, Sept. 7 *||Howe Park: Free Fishing Day Celebration||8:30 am - noon||At 2201 Cottage Way at Howe Avenue in Sacramento. Fulton-El Camino Recreation and Park District.|
* On Free Fishing Days, you can fish anywhere in California without a fishing license but all other fishing regulations still apply.