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Go Fish, Alabama! - Learn to Fish at Madison County Public Fishing Lake


September 18, 2021 8:00 am
Until September 18, 2021 12:00 pm

Each Go Fish, Alabama! event provides adults and families with little-to-no fishing experience an opportunity to fish under the guidance and instruction of a skilled fishing mentor. This program is for individuals interested in learning how to fish, socializing outdoors, putting fish on the dinner table, or simply enjoying the thrill and challenge of the catch. Each event is conducted in a safe, welcoming and constructive environment.

Participants will learn the following: 

  • Fishing safety 
  • Equipment and tackle 
  • Fishing regulations 
  • Fishing ethics 
  • Cleaning fish 
  • Casting 
  • Fishing

The Go Fish, Alabama! Program operates statewide and focuses on providing fishing opportunities within a short driving distance to metropolitan areas. Events are held at State Public Fishing Lakes, city lakes, State Parks lakes, and other fishing destinations across Alabama. Each event typically lasts four hours and is offered in the morning or afternoon on weekends and weekdays.

What do you need to attend? 

  • Participants must register online at the link below. Preregistration is encouraged but not required. 
  • For select events, a $10.00 registration fee may apply.  
  • A freshwater fishing license is required for anglers 16-64 years old.  
  • Children may not register without the accompanying registration of a supervising adult. 

Location: Madison County Public Fishing Lake, 2501 County Lake Road, Gurley, AL 35748

Fee: $10


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