The S.C. Department of Natural Resources will host a series of youth fishing events around the state in May and June. Check individual events as age requirements for sites vary.
Accompanied by an adult, all youth can enjoy a day of fishing at a South Carolina water body. All sites are also barrier-free. Refreshments will be provided, and children will be awarded prizes at the event. There will be educational opportunities for families to learn more about fish and fishing in the Palmetto State.
Youth fishing events scheduled around South Carolina include:
Some youth fishing events are part of the national “Hooked on Fishing - Not on Drugs” program. The program combines all the basics of safe and ethical angling with long-term mentoring and positive life skills along with conservation education.