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Event Calendar

Get Hooked on Fishing

Event Information

Date: Saturday, 05/15/2021

Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Fee: $3 per person.

Age: Ages 7 or older.

Contact Phone: 708.534.8499

Location: Monee Reservoir

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Photo by Chad Merda

Event Details

Please note: Masks are required for all in-person, indoor and outdoor program participants, with the exception of those younger than 2 years old and those with a medical condition or disability that prevents them from wearing one, per state guidelines.

Come out to the reservoir and learn the basics with us! We will cover how to put a pole together, tie a knot, bait the hook and cast. We will also discuss safe and sound practices as well as leave no trace and the rules you need to know.

Workshop participants will gain hands-on experience while fishing along the sea wall during the second hour. Everything needed for the program, including bait, is provided.

Two sessions will be offered: 

  • Session 1: 10 a.m.-noon
  • Session 2: 1-3 p.m.

Event Requirements

Registration required by Saturday, May 15: 708.534.8499.


The visitor center and outdoor fishing areas are accessible by paved sidewalks. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering, or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.

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