Free Event

Military Veteran Fishing: Freshwater Bait

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Shands Pier

This special workshop for U.S. military veterans offers tips on freshwater fishing in St. Johns County.

At the corner of Routes 16A and 13.
10000 Shands Pier Rd., St. Augustine, FL, 32259
(904) 209-0335
  • A St. Johns County naturalist leads a workshop on freshwater fishing, on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., at Shands Pier. Located on the western edge of St. Johns County, along the St. Johns River, the pier has long been a favorite of local fishermen.

    This two-hour course is free and available only to U.S. military veterans. Participants will enjoy hands-on activities from choosing the right bait to actually fishing. If they have their own gear, participants are encouraged to bring it, but fishing equipment will be provided for those who need it. All participants are required to have a valid freshwater fishing license. To obtain a fishing license, go here.

    Admission: Free. This event is open only to U.S. Military Veterans. The number of participants is limited and reservations are required. To make a reservation, go here. For more information, call (904) 209-0335

    When: Wednesday, June 22, 2022, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

    Where: Shands Pier, an iconic fishing pier located at 10000 Shands Pier Road in St. Johns, Florida. This is right where routes 16A and 13 meet.

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