Catch some quality time with a child in your life. Bring your own pole or borrow one of ours. There will be lots of hands-on fishing stations to practice tying knots, casting, baiting a hook and more.
Recycle your lead tackle or fishing line. There will be door prizes and giveaways.
The event will also celebrate the completion of the Thompson Lake restoration project.
Sunday, June 9, 2019, noon-3 p.m. Lake restoration celebration presentation at 2:30 p.m.
Thompson County Park, West St. Paul
Free. Registration at the door only. Fast track the admissions line by bringing a completed waiver. One waiver per person.
Take a Kid Fishing Waiver (Spanish)
Free. Available onsite.
Concessions available from Buon Cibo food truck. Vegetarian and gluten free options available. Prices vary.
What to bring
Come dressed for the weather in sturdy footwear. Fishing poles, tackle, bait and all supplies are provided. Adults (age 16+) do not need a fishing license when fishing with a child.
The event is rain or shine. In the event of severe or significantly rainy weather, event staff will determine if the event will be cancelled on the morning of Sunday, June 9. Updates, including cancellation notices, will be posted as available on the Dakota County Parks-forever wild Facebook page, or you can call the Lebanon Hills Visitor Center at 651-554-6530.