Fishing Classes

Education, outreach, and mentorship is at the core of what we do at Fishing For All. We TEACH fishing! The first step in creating a life-long angler is to provide them with a meaningful, engaging, hands-on experience to grow from! All equipment is provided for our programs.

We offer classes that are perfect for: families, friends groups, camps, birthday parties, youth organizations, adult activity organizations, parks & rec departments, etc.

Summer Programs

Family River Spin Fishing

Want to learn how to fish the big rivers in MN for catfish and other fun species? Join us on our Family River Fishing programs! All equipment and bait is provided. Bring a lawn chair. Learn how to read the water, rig the poles, and try to catch a big one! Held at Peninsula Point Park in Anoka, MN from 10:00-12:00 on 5/25, 5/30, 6/1& 6/3. $30/person. Min age is 8yo, a guardian must be present.

Learn to Fish Session

Want to learn more about fishing? Take our in-depth, hands-on lessons to improve your fishing skills! Learn about casting, knot tying, types and use of lures, fish id and strategies to target them, and more. Can be scheduled as one-time session or schedule multiple sessions to learn lots of techniques. 2 hours per session. Best for ages 8+, younger kids welcome with adult supervision. 4 people max. Available May-Nov. $100/session, MSP area only.

Winter Programs

Ice Fishing

Fishing isn’t just a summer activity! Once our lakes freeze over, we can venture out and catch fish through the ice. We partner with various parks and rec departments around the MSP area. During our 2hr programs we will show you how to use the equipment, find/understand where the fish live in winter, and practice reeling in crappies, bluegills, and bass. All equipment is provided, including a Clam pop-up shelter and heater. Programs available Jan-March, depending on ice conditions. Below is a link tree with our 22-23 season dates and sign up’s. (Please book your spot via our partner department’s website!) If you’re interested in a private session, please visit our guided spin fishing page for more info.

Winter Fly Casting Lessons in YMCA Gym

Keep the rust off this winter! Come practice your fly casting. We’ve rented out the gym at the downtown Minneapolis YMCA a Gaviidae. Come cast for one hour with our guides to work on many different casting skills in fly fishing. From beginner to advanced casters welcome! Bring your own fly rod. A limited supply of fly rods will be available. Session times are 1:00-2:00 & 2:00-3:00.

For questions, please visit the Contact Us page.

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