Fishing in the City - Los Angeles and Orange Counties

Notice: Due to COVID-19 precautions all Fishing in the City Programming is subject to change. Please consult event links prior to participating.

Fishing Events

Except on, "Free Fishing Day", a California Sport Fishing License is required for persons 16 years of age and over when fishing.

R5 Fishing In The City Events

Date/s City or Location Event Name Time
02/16-19/2023 Del Mar Fair Grounds 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar, CA 92014 Bart Hall Fishing, Boating, and Travel Show View Dates and Times(opens in new tab)
03/29-04/02/2023 Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90802 Bart Hall Fishing, Boating, and Travel Show View Dates and Times(opens in new tab)
04/15-16/2023 Orange County Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 Imaginology, Power Your Imagination View Dates and Times(opens in new tab)
05/06/2023 MacArthur Park, 2230 W 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057 MacArthur Park Annual Kids fishing Derby 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
05/13/2023 Alondra Reg. Park Lake, 3850 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Lawndale, CA, 90250 South Bay Youth Fishing Event 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
06/03/2023 Don Knabe Reg. Park Lake, 19700 Bloomfield Avenue, Cerritos, CA 90703 Cerritos Kids Fishing Derby 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
07/29/2023 Snow Creek Ponds, 1254 Old Mammoth Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546 34th Annual Mammoth Lakes Kids Fishing Festival 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
08/05/2023 Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier, 15 39th Place, Long Beach, CA 90803 67th Annual Kids Fishing Rodeo, Long Beach 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
08/19/2023 Seal Beach Municipal Pier, Main Street and Ocean Avenue, CA 90638 31st Annual Kids Fishing Derby, Seal Beach 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
09/16/2023 La Mirada Reg. Park, 13701 S. Adelfa Avenue, La Mirada, CA 90638 La Mirada Youth Fishing Derby 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
11/04/2023 John Anson Ford Park Lake, 8000 Park Lane, Bell Gardens, CA 90201 Bell Gardens Family Fishing Event 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
11/18/2023 El Dorado Reg. Park, Area 2 Lake, 7550 E. Spring Street, Long Beach, CA 90815 Long Beach Youth Fishing Derby 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12/02/2023 Whittier Narrows Reg. Park, North Legg Lake, 823 Lexington-Gallatin Road, South El Monte, CA 91733 Fishing With Santa 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
**Events in RED are tentative but likely to happen

Last update: 11/9/2023

volunteers teaching youth to fish at an urban park
people relaxing and fishing around an urban lake

Fishing In the City - South Coast Region
4665 Lampson Ave, Suite C
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
(562) 342-7148

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If interested in volunteering, please call (562) 342-7148. Leave a brief message with your name, phone number and comments. A representative from the South Coast Region Fishing in the City Program will contact you as soon as possible.

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