Gone Fishing NSW Day

Mark the date for the 3rd Gone Fishing Day on 15 October 2017

Gone Fishing Day 2016NSW Gone Fishing Day is on again!   And NSW DPI will be running a host of events to celebrate our love of fishing and encourage everyone to get out on the water.  It doesn't matter if you haven't fished before or if you're the keenest of anglers, Gone Fishing Day is for everyone!

Free NSW DPI community fishing events will again be run in six locations across NSW on 15 October so mark the date now in your calendar. Locations for the events in 2017.

Time: 9am - 3pm

  • Botany Bay, Dolls Point, Peter Depena Park
  • Coffs Harbour Jetty Foreshore Park
  • Nelson Bay foreshore, Victoria Parade (eastern groyne)
  • Lake Ilawarra, Judbooley Parade foreshore (north side of Windang Bridge)
  • Albury, Noreuil Park foreshore
  • Inverell, Campbell Park, Captain Cook Drive

There is something for everyone, including beginners, who want to learn about fishing, as well as activities for the keen angler.

Gone Fishing Day people fishing

Free fun filled fishing activities at each location will include:

  • How-to fish workshops
  • Casting comps
  • Goodie bags with bonus lures
  • Expert fishing tips
  • Touch tanks
  • Loads of kids' activities
  • Activity marquees

Snappy, our crab mascot, will also be making an appearance and handing out lots of cool prizes.

Once again, fishing clubs will be running their own Gone Fishing Day community fishing events in their local areas - see below for location details.

More info: (02) 4424 7437, 0428 768 704, gofishing.nsw@dpi.nsw.gov.au

Gone Fishing Day is supported by the Recreational Fishing Trusts and NSW DPI.