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Free Event

Family Fishing Clinic

4 Wednesdays in February 2020 | 4 - 5:30 p.m. at Vaill Point Park

This free fishing clinic is four weekly sessions on successive Wednesdays in February for kids ages 5 to 15 along with their parents.

630 Vaill Point Rd., St. Augustine, FL, 32086
(904) 823-4500
  • The St. Johns County Parks Department will offer a free Family Fishing Clinic on four successive Wednesdays in February: February 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2020. 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.

    Each of the four sessions focuses on a different aspect of fishing:

    • February 5 ... Casting
    • February 12 ... Fish ID and Regulations
    • February 19 ... Proper Fish Handling
    • February 26 ... Knot Tying

    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 Requirements 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. Children must be at least 5 years old and accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

    When: From 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. on four successive Wednesdays in February: February 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2020.

    Where: Vaill Point Park is located at 630 Vaill Point Rd. in St. Augustine, FL 32086.

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