Free Event

Family Fishing Clinic

Saturday, September 24, 2016 | 12 noon – 2 p.m. at Guana Tolomato Matanzas NERR

This free fishing clinic is a two-hour educational event for kids ages 5 to 15 along with their parents.

505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 32082
(904) 823-4500
  • Please Note: This event is from 2016.

    The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve will offer a free Family Fishing Clinic on Saturday, September 24, 2016, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. The event is free, but space is limited, so please visit here to reserve a spot.

    The clinic is designed to increase awareness about responsible marine resource stewardship by raising awareness about the vulnerability of our marine ecosystems, while teaching kids the fundamentals of saltwater fishing.

    Participants will meet at the GTM Research Reserve Environmental Education Center in Ponte Vedra Beach.

    Guests are asked to bring sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, and a water bottle, as well as a fishing rod and reel and fishing line. See Fishing License Requ below for other requirements depending on age.

    Fishing Licenses

    Youth under the age of 16 do not need a fishing license, but they must abide by all other fishing regulations and may require proof of age. Adults ages 16 and over (but not seniors 65 and older) must provide proof of a valid saltwater fishing license, which can be obtained here.

    Admission: Free, but space is limited. Please visit here to make a reservation.

    When: From 12 noon until 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

    Where: The Environmental Education Center of the GTM National Estuarine Research Reserve is located at 505 Guana River Road in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082.


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