The Family Fishing Festival will return to Withlacoochee River Park. This event is made possible by the Pasco County Parks, Recreation, and Natural Resources, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Fish Florida. The event is absolutely FREE to the community and boasts valuable education and recreational value to citizens.
This fun-filled event is designed to introduce families to the vast outdoors, the sport of fishing and the importance of being stewards of Florida’s freshwater ecosystems. Hands on activities will include fishing in the pristine waters of the Withlacoochee River, wildlife encounters, fishing learning stations, carnival games, and numerous vendors. Additionally, there will be a free rod/reel for the first 300 children ages 3 - 15 years old, gift raffles, a nutritional lunch, face painting, crafts and many other attractions – all at no cost to the community.
This event will be held here, rain or shine. Additionally, information regarding fishing and boating in Florida can be obtained by visiting www.myfwc.com.