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First Time Fishing

Event information

Date: Sunday, July 17, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fee: $5 per person.

Age: Ages 7 and older.

Contact: 708-534-8499

Location: Monee Reservoir

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Event details

It’s summertime, and the living is easy. Come to Monee Reservoir to learn rod-and-reel fishing basics. This two-hour workshop covers fundamental fishing skills, including how to put a pole together, tie a knot, bait a hook and cast. Safety and ethics will also be covered. Program participants will gain hands-on experience while fishing along the shore in the second hour. Everything needed for the program, including bait, will be provided.

Event requirements

Registration required by Saturday, July 16: 708-534-8499.


Shoreline fishing and paved trails are easily accessible. 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.