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Learn to Fish: Colliery Dam Park

Date: May 7, 2023 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

In this 2 hour session you’ll learn the basics of freshwater fishing including: hatchery roles, fish identification, tackle, rod rigging, casting, and hands-on fishing.

  • Fishing rods provided
  • For children ages 5 to 15. Parent participation required.
  • Programs run rain or shine
  • Registration required. Please click here to register.
  • Meet at the swimming area accessed by entrance at corner of Sixth St and Wakesiah Ave.

Important! Please ensure you arrive on time as the introductory information on fishing techniques and ethics are important to your participation in the hands-on fishing portion.  We reserve the right to deny entry to those arriving after the program has started.

Location: Colliery Dam Park, Nanaimo
Meet at the swimming area accessed by the entrance at the corner of Sixth St & Wakesiah Ave. Map

Cost: Free (donations accepted)

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Thank you to our sponsors: Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation, Luhr Jensen, 13 Fishing, BC Ram Dealers, Backroad Mapbooks and Yamaha Motor Canada.