Salt Lake City

Parks & Public Lands

Division contact information can be found at https://www.slc.gov/parks/contact-us/

Hooked at First Fish

A Fairmont Pond Intro to Fishing Event

Learn to fish this summer at the newly renovated Fairmont Park Pond on 2nd & 4th Thursdays of May – August 2019 from 7-8:30 pm. All are welcome to join us for these free learn to fish lessons. Those aged 11 and under may fish for free. Those over 11 may assist younger people or purchase a fishing license and fish the pond themselves. License information can be found here.

All necessary equipment is available on site for your use.

Lessons provided each night. Attend each of the four different lessons (see below) and earn stamps to be entered to win your own fishing set up at out final event of the season on August 22, 2019.

Event Dates:

  • May 9th 7pm – Lessons: Knot tying, Casting
  • May 23rd 7pm – Lessons: Fishing Equipment & Rigging
  • June 13th 7pm – Lessons: Fish Handling & Fish Identification
  • June 27th 7pm – Lessons: Rules & Regulations
  • July 11th 7pm – Lessons: Knot tying, Casting
  • July 25th 7pm – Lessons: Fishing Equipment & Rigging
  • August 8th 7pm – Lessons: Fish Handling & Fish Identification
  • August 22nd 7pm – Lessons: Rules & Regulations

Are you an angler eager to pass on knowledge and enthusiasm for the sport to a new generation? We would love to have you volunteer your passion at fishing events! Please send an email with the volunteer application found here filled out to Kendal Scott here if you are interested.

Thank you to the following event sponsors: