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Children's fishing classes
Parks & Recreation

Fishing BobbersBring your little anglers for the City's free "Hooked on Fishing" classes for anglers aged 5-15 held on select Saturdays each May, June and July. Classes take place from 8 to 10 a.m. at various local fishing waters.


Volunteer and staff educators from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and City of Oklahoma City's fishery staff will be on hand to assist anglers to hone their fishing skills.

Young anglers learn fishing basics including knot-tying, casting, fish identification, angler ethics and fishing regulations.

Poles, tackle and bait are provided during the class.

Classes are open to boys and girls 5 to 15 years old.  All participants must be accompanied by an adult.  No State License or City Permits required during class hours. Class is catch and release.

Enrollment begins the third Monday in May, and reservations are required. Call the H.B. Parsons Fish Hatchery at 405 297-1426 for more information.

Click here for a copy of our 2014-15 Fishing Regulations guide, including a list of our "Hooked on Fishing" dates and locations. Or, call 297-1426 to receive one by mail.

Metro Tech Fishing Class

2014 Class Dates and Locations:

June 7         South Lakes Fishing Pond EAST
SW 119 and Meridian, in South Lakes Park
June 14      Metro Tech Springlake, NE 36th & Springlake Dr
June 21      Edwards Park Lake, 1515 North Bryant

July 12       South Lakes Fishing Pond EAST
SW 119 and Meridian, in South Lakes Park
July 19       Metro Tech Springlake, NE 36th and Springlake Drive
July 26      Edwards Park Lake, 1515 North Bryant

August 9     Dolese Youth Park, NW 50th and Meridian
August 16   Crystal Lake, 6625 SW 15th Street
August 23  Edwards Park Lake, 1515 North Bryant

Call to register: 755-4014

Download a "Hooked on Fishing" Summer Fishing Class Schedule