Fishing & Boating Events in Iowa

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Jun
02

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Oskaloosa

2203 AVENUE A WEST
Walmart

Oskaloosa
IA

11:00 AM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Jay Wolver at Walmart on Friday, June 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
02

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Waverly

2700 4TH ST SW
Walmart

Waverly
IA

12:00 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Dan Twaites at Walmart on Friday, June 2 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
02

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Ottumwa

1940 VENTURE DR
Walmart

Ottumwa
IA

02:00 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Jay Wolver at Walmart on Friday, June 2 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
02

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Cedar Falls

525 BRANDILYNN BLVD
Walmart

Cedar Falls
IA

03:00 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Dan Twaites at Walmart on Friday, June 2 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
02

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Altoona

3501 8TH ST SW
Walmart

Altoona
IA

04:00 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Jeff Wohlwend at Walmart on Friday, June 2 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
02

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Pella

1650 WASHINGTON ST
Walmart

Pella
IA

05:00 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Jay Wolver at Walmart on Friday, June 2 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
02

Free Fishing Friday

Grays Lake
2101 Fleur Drive (Park in the SW parking lot)
Des Moines
Iowa

05:00 PM

General Fishing Clinic. Come learn about the following topics: equipment care/maintenance, basic spin casting instruction, fish identification, fishing regulations, cleaning/cooking fish and water safety. Bring along equipment if you have it. There will be limited equipment on hand to borrow. Experienced volunteers will be on hand to help. First 200 participants get a sandwich and drink. Free Fishing Friday is supported by Des Moines Parks and Recreation, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Des Moines Izaak Walton League, Latino Center of Iowa, Urban Dreams, Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation, Mid-Iowa Bassmasters, and more.
Jun
03

Kids Fishing Derby and Clinic

Grays Lake
2101 Fleur Drive
Des Moines
Iowa

08:00 AM

Registration begins at 8 a.m. with fishing at 9 a.m. General Fishing Clinic. Come learn about the following topics: fish identification and fishing regulations. Bring along equipment if you have it. There will be limited equipment on hand to borrow. Experienced volunteers will be on hand to help.
Jun
03

NW Iowa Outdoors Youth Fishing Derby

Little Sioux Park
1746 O’Brien Ave
Correctionville
Iowa

08:00 AM

General Fishing Clinic. Come learn about the following topics: basic spin casting instruction, fish identification and fishing regulations.
Jun
03

Pleasant Hill Youth Fishing Derby

Copper Creek Lake Park
4390 E. University Ave.
Pleasant Hill
Iowa

08:00 AM

General Fishing Clinic. Come learn about the following topics: fish identification, fishing regulations and water safety. The first 150 participants will receive a gift bag and t-shirt. Parents are required to attend the event with their child. Go to http://www.pleasanthilliowa.org/ for more information.
Jun
03

Youth Fishing Clinic

Lost Island Nature Center
3267 350th Avenue
Ruthven
Iowa

09:00 AM

General Fishing Clinic. Come learn about the following topics: basic spin casting instruction, fish identification, fishing regulations and cleaning/cooking fish.
Jun
03

Youth Fishing Clinic - Black Hawk Lake

Black Hawk Lake
441 Lakewood Dr.
Lake View
Iowa

09:00 AM

Meet at the shelter house in Ice House Point Park. General Fishing Clinic. Come learn about the following topics: basic spin casting instruction, equipment care/maintenance, fish identification, fishing regulations and water safety. Sponsored by the Sac County Conservation Board, Iowa State University Sac County Extension and Iowa DNR.
Jun
03

Brushy Creek Youth Fishing Derby

2802 Brushy Creek Road
Lehigh
Iowa

09:00 AM

Event will be held at Fish Pier Point Enter the park from the west and follow the park road to the second left then follow the road left down to Fish Pier Point. General Fishing Clinic. Come learn about the following topics: equipment care/maintenance, basic spin casting instruction and fish identification.
Jun
03

Kids Fishing Seminar and Derby

Environmental Discovery Park North Pond
3300 Cedar Street
Muscatine
Iowa

09:00 AM

General Fishing Clinic. Come learn about the following topics: basic spin casting instruction, equipment care/maintenance, fish identification, fishing regulations and cleaning/cooking fish.
Jun
03

Hook, Line and Sinker Fishing Derby

Mariposa Lake
CIR T12
Newton
Iowa

09:00 AM

Come learn about the following topics: basic spin casting instruction, equipment care/maintenance, fish identification, fishing regulations and cleaning/cooking fish. Pre-registration forms are available at www.jaspercountyconservation.com. The first 100 kids to register will get a free t-shirt. A free lunch will be provided and many door prizes will be handed out.
Jun
03

Optimist Club/Page CCB Fishing Derby

Pioneer Park Pond
1853 Hwy. 2
Shenandoah
Iowa

10:00 AM

Come learn about the following topics: fish identification, fishing regulations and water safety. Participants may pre-register (call 712-542-3864) or register that morning on site at Pioneer Park. Please bring your own bait and tackle. All participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Jun
03

Lake Anita Kids' Fishing Day

Lake Anita State Park
55111 750th St.
Anita
Iowa

10:00 AM

Come learn about the following topics: equipment care/maintenance, fish identification and fishing regulations.
Jun
03

Ankeny Optimist Club Kids Fishing Derby

Hawkeye Park Pond
647 NW Lakeshore Drive
Ankeny
Iowa

10:00 AM

General Fishing Clinic. Bring the whole family for a morning of fishing fun. Learn about the following topics: basic spin casting instruction, fish identification, fishing regulations and cleaning/cooking fish. A parent or guardian must be present. Bait will be provided; each participant should bring a fishing rod and tackle. Fish will be cooked on site giving you a chance to taste the fish you catch.
Jun
03

Kids Fishing Clinic

Prairie Rose State Park
680 Road M47
Harlan
Iowa

10:00 AM

Come learn about the following topics: basic spin casting instruction, equipment care/maintenance, fish identification, fishing regulations. All participants will get a goody bag to take home. Hot dogs and lemonade will be provided.
Jun
03

Youth Fishing Clinic

Cedar View Park (Lower Shelter)
15 Wabash Ave
Nashua
Iowa

10:00 AM

Come learn about the following topics: fish identification, fishing regulations and water safety. Sponsored by the Lakeshore Boat Club.
Jun
03

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Independence

302 ENTERPRISE DR
Walmart

Independence
IA

10:00 AM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Dan Twaites at Walmart on Saturday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to noon and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
03

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Davenport

3101 W KIMBERLY RD
Walmart

Davenport
IA

10:00 AM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Rocco Marrari at Walmart on Saturday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to noon and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
03

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - West Des Moines

6365 STAGECOACH DR
Walmart

West Des Moines
IA

10:00 AM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Dylan Mcmains at Walmart on Saturday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to noon and enjoy some #ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
03

Scranton’s Kids Fishing Days

Hwy. 25 south of town
go over the overpass and turn left
Scranton
Iowa

11:00 AM

General Fishing Clinic. Come learn about the following topics: basic spin casting instruction, equipment care/maintenance, fish identification, fishing regulations and water safety.
Jun
03

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Des Moines

1001 73RD ST
Walmart

Des Moines
IA

12:15 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Dylan Mcmains at Walmart on Saturday, June 3 from 12:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. and enjoy some #ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
03

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Manchester

1220 W MAIN ST
Walmart

Manchester
IA

01:00 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Dan Twaites at Walmart on Saturday, June 3 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
03

Arrowhead Kids Fishing Derby

Arrowhead Park Lake
31001 Sumac Rd
Neola
Iowa

01:00 PM

General Fishing Clinic. Come learn about the following topics: basic spin casting instruction, equipment care/maintenance, fish identification and fishing regulations.
Jun
03

Backbone Lake Kids Fishing Clinic

Backbone Lake (Backbone State Park)
1347 129th St
Dundee
Iowa

01:00 PM

Youth Fishing Clinic (Ages 5-15). Enjoy a fun filled afternoon for the whole family. Fun educational stations include casting, live pond-life, live fish ID, followed by fishing. Sponsored by the Backbone Lake Friends, Clayton County Conservation and the Iowa DNR.
Jun
03

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Davenport

5811 ELMORE AVE
Walmart

Davenport
IA

02:00 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Chad Smith at Walmart on Saturday, June 3 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
03

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Des Moines

5101 SE 14TH ST
Walmart

Des Moines
IA

02:30 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Dylan Mcmains at Walmart on Saturday, June 3 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and enjoy some #ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
03

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Indianola

1500 N JEFFERSON WAY
Walmart

Indianola
IA

04:00 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Jeff Wohlwend at Walmart on Saturday, June 3 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
03

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Osceola

2400 COLLEGE DR
Walmart

Osceola
IA

05:00 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Jay Wolver at Walmart on Saturday, June 3 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
04

Youth Fishing Clinic and Derby

Pollmiller Park Lake
1678 Pollmiller Park Rd.
West Point
Iowa

09:00 AM

General Fishing Clinic. Come learn about the following topics: fish identification, fishing regulations and water safety.
Jun
04

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Knoxville

814 W BELL AVE
Walmart

Knoxville
IA

12:00 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Jay Wolver at Walmart on Sunday, June 4 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
04

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Marion

5491 HIGHWAY 151
Walmart

Marion
IA

01:00 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Jeff Krapfl at Walmart on Sunday, June 4 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
04

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Storm Lake

1831 LAKE AVE
Walmart

Storm Lake
IA

01:00 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Dylan Mcmains at Walmart on Sunday, June 4 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
04

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Cedar Rapids

3601 29TH AVE SW
Walmart

Cedar Rapids
IA

01:00 PM

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Josh Lyko at Walmart on Sunday, June 4 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and enjoy some ReelFun on the water this summer. Test your casting skills and receive a FREE digital subscription to FLW Bass Fishing magazine plus a FREE fishing license holder. Children receive a sticker and FREE State-Fish Art Contest lure offer.
Jun
04

Family Fishing Fun

Glissman Pond
32185 Panther Creek Rd
Adel
Iowa

04:00 PM

General Fishing Clinic. Bring the whole family for an afternoon of fishing fun. Learn about the following topics: basic spin casting instruction and fish identification.
Jun
12

Family Nature Night: Fishing Skills

Spirit Lake Fish hatchery
122 252nd Ave
Orleans
Iowa

06:00 PM

General Fishing Clinic. Come learn about the following topics: basic spin casting instruction, fish identification, and cleaning/cooking fish.
Jun
17

Lake Wapello Kids Fishing Clinic

Lake Wapello State Park
15248 Campground Road
Drakesville
Iowa

08:30 AM

Come learn about the following topics: basic spin casting instruction, fish identification, fishing regulations and water safety.
Jun
17

LeMars Youth Fishing Derby

West Floyd Park Pond
1399 12TH St. SW
LeMars
Iowa

05:00 PM

General Fishing Clinic for kids 12 years old and under. Come learn about the following topics: equipment care/maintenance, fish identification and fishing regulations.
Jun
18

Pack 129 fishing and raingutter regatta

Green Valley Lake
1480 130th St
Creston
Iowa

01:00 PM

Fun for the whole family. Come learn about the following topics: fish identification and water safety. A limited supply of loaner poles are live bait will be available.
Jul
03

West Lake Park Kids Fishing Clinic

Lake of the Hills
West Lake Park - 14910 110th Avenue
Davenport
Iowa

08:00 AM

Come learn about the following topics: basic spin casting instruction, fish identification, fishing regulations. cleaning/cooking fish and water safety.
Jul
15

Cops and Bobbers Youth Fishing Clinic

Blue Lake
Lewis and Clark State Park Visitor Center
21914 Park Loop
Onawa
Iowa

11:00 AM

Cops and Bobbers bring Law Enforcement and kids together for a fun afternoon of fishing. Iowa DNR fisheries staff will be here to showcase fish from Iowa lakes and rivers. Come learn about the following topics: basic spin casting instruction, equipment care/maintenance, fish identification, fishing regulations and water safety.