Gone Fishing Day

NSW Gone Fishing Day is on again! And NSW DPI will be running a host of events to celebrate our love of fishing and encourage everyone to get out on the water. It doesn't matter if you haven't fished before or if you're the keenest of anglers, Gone Fishing Day is for everyone!

Free NSW DPI community fishing events for everyone will be run in six locations across NSW on Sunday 15 October, from 9am - 3pm.

  • Botany Bay, Dolls Point, Peter Depena Reserve
  • Coffs Harbour Jetty Foreshore Park
  • Nelson Bay foreshore, Victoria Parade (eastern groyne)
  • Lake Illawarra, Judbooley Parade foreshore (north side of Windang Bridge)
  • Albury, Noreuil Park foreshore
  • Inverell, Campbell Park, Captain Cook Drive

There is something for everyone, including beginners, who want to learn about fishing, as well as activities for the keen angler.

Free, fun-filled fishing activities at each location will include:

  • How-to fish workshops
  • Casting comps
  • Goodie bags with bonus lures
  • Expert fishing tips
  • Touch tanks
  • Loads of kids' activities
  • Activity marquees

Snappy, our crab mascot, will also be making an appearance and handing out lots of cool prizes.

More info: (02) 4424 7437, 0428 768 704, gofishing.nsw@dpi.nsw.gov.au

Gone Fishing Day is supported by the Recreational Fishing Trusts and NSW DPI.

Want to stay at a park close by? Book now at Ingenia Holidays AlburyIngenia Holidays One Mile Beach or Ingenia Holidays Soldiers Point. 


15 Oct 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm


Various locations

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