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! We provide Minnesota fishing tips and courses aimed to grow our anglers! All equipment is provided for our programs.
We offer Minnesota fishing classes that are perfect for: families, friends groups, camps, birthday parties, youth organizations, adult activity organizations, parks & rec departments, etc.
Minnesota Summer Fishing Programs
Minnesota Youth Fishing Camp-
Epic River Fishing Camp! For kid’s aged 10-15: This camp is for kids who live for fishing and are bored of fishing from docks! Four epic days of the best river fishing experiences in MSP. We’ll bait fish for catfish and carp from shore, fly fish and lure fish for bass, pike and walleye while wading, and raft fish down the Mississippi. We’ll teach you all the skills needed to attain fishing epic-ness and will have fishing gear for you to use if you don’t have your own. We’ll meet at River Park in Brooklyn Park, MN and hop around to the best fishing spots on the Mississippi River from there. 8:00am-12:00pm, Mon-Thurs, July 10-13 & August 21-24. $400/kid. 4 kids max, ages 10-15.
Minnesota Family Fishing Classes-
Family River Spin Fishing
Want to learn how to fish the big rivers in Minnesota 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! 2023 Dates and Locations coming soon! $30/person. Min age is 8yo, a guardian must be present.
Learn to Fish Session
Want to learn more about fishing in Minnesota? Take our in-depth, hands-on lessons to improve your Minnesota 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.
Minnesota Winter Fishing Programs
Minnesota Ice Fishing
Fishing isn’t just a summer activity! Once Minnesoat lakes freeze over, we can venture out and catch fish through the ice. We partner with various parks and rec departments around the Minneapolis area. During our 2hr programs we will show you how to use ice fishing 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 at 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.