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MassWildlife, Family Fishing Clinic

August 19, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Join the fun at this family friendly, learn to fish festival in cooperation with Latino Outdoors Western Mass and MA DCR at Chicopee State Park (570 Burnett Road) from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Learn to set up your rod, tie knots, cast, and identify fish. Bring your own fishing equipment or borrow ours. Families of all ages and abilities welcome, however you must be 5 years of age or older to participate in the fishing! All children 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required, click here to register or contact Jackie Dias ([email protected]) for more information. 
It’s easy to learn to fish. All you need to get started is some simple gear and a little practice! Read fishing tips and watch tutorial videos.
Use our fishing map to find places to fish near you! You can also explore trout stocked waters or handicapped accessible fishing sites
free fishing weekend
Love to fish? Love exploring Wildlife Management Areas? We’ve got you covered! We’ve pulled together our top 10 fishing spots to visit near scenic Wildlife Management Areas across the state. Enjoy a day in nature fishing, hiking, wildlife watching, or just relaxing. See the list and plan your visit…


August 19, 2023
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT