Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Register Today for 2024 Golden Isles Kids Fishing Event

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Coastal Resources Division (CRD) is excited to announce registration is now open for the 2024 Golden Isles Kids Fishing Event. This free, educational, and fun-filled event is designed to introduce children to the wonders of saltwater fishing and connect families with the outdoors.

Event Details

What to Expect

  • Expert Instruction: CRD marine biologists and staff will guide participants through the basics of fishing, including knot tying, casting, reeling, and baiting hooks.
  • Responsible Fishing Practices: Learn about angler ethics and best practices for a healthy and sustainable fishery.
  • Gear Provided: All fishing equipment, including rods, reels, tackle, and bait, will be provided free of charge. A fishing license is not required.
  • Safety First: DNR Law Enforcement Division game wardens will be on-site to prioritize everyone's safety.
  • Local Catch: Reel in a variety of fish species native to the area and learn about the fascinating world of marine life.
  • Food and Fun: Enjoy complimentary hot dogs, chips, and drinks for participants and families.


Space is limited to 100 youth, so register your child today! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to create lasting memories with your child while fostering a love for the outdoors and Georgia’s beautiful coast!

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