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MassWildlife, Cops and Bobbers Family Fishing Festival
April 29 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
April 29: Cops and Bobbers Family Fishing Festival, Springfield – This event is intended for children 12 and under and their families. This free, learn to fish event will be held at Forest Park in Springfield (get directions) from 7:30 a.m. – noon. Bring your fishing equipment, or borrow ours; limited equipment and bait will be provided. This event is in cooperation with the Springfield Elks, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Springfield Parks Department.
Participants will learn to bait a hook, cast, reel in and take fish off the hook and have time to fish on their own, practicing what they have learned. There also will be fire trucks, police cruisers, law enforcement boats and other safety equipment for children to check out; safety professionals will be available to answer questions.
Registration is not required for the rain-or-shine event.
For more information, call 413-835-5541.