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Fishing

Learn how to fish on land or on a kayak. You'll learn about fish, fishing techniques and more.

Essential equipment to participate is provided for our Water Adventures.

To request material in accessible format, information on access for persons with disabilities or sign language interpreter services (seven days in advance) call Accessibility Services or TDD.

  • Kayak Fishing Adventure

    Learn how to fish on a kayak. You'll learn how to how to paddle your kayak as well as fishing techniques, lure selection and knot tying. A guide will be available before the tour to help you select the proper fishing gear. These trips are catch and release. 

    A fishing kayak and appropriate paddling equipment can be provided for you, but you must bring your own fishing gear and a valid fishing license for the state of Florida.

    The Kayak Fishing Adventure is for ages 12 or over.

    To request material in accessible format, information on access for persons with disabilities or sign language interpreter services (7 days in advance) call Accessibility Services or TDD.

    Rates

    Call Main Office for rates.

    Requirements

    • Must bring your own fishing gear
    • Must bring a valid fishing license for the state of Florida
    • Closed-toe shoes are required

    What to bring

    • Fishing gear (required)
    • Valid fishing license for the state of Florida (required)
    • Closed-toe shoes (required)
    • Water
    • Sun block
    • Hat
    • Sunglasses
    • A change of clothes
    • Towel
    • Light, comfortable clothing
    • Insect repellent
    • Lunch and snacks

    Electronic devices may be brought at your own risk, but are not recommended on any aquatic tours.

  • Fishing for Beginners

    Join the Fishing for Beginners class and leave with the knowledge required for ethical angling. Participants will learn valuable fishing information such as fish biology and identification, and various fishing techniques. Then, you'll perfect your fishing skills.

    Fishing equipment will be provided but you can use your own gear. The Fishing for Beginner program lasts 2 hours. This program is for ages 7 or older.

    Standard rate

    $10*

    Private program rate

    $150* or 15 person minimum**

    *Register online, phone or in person
    **Register by phone or email

    Payment methods

    • Cash
    • Check
    • Credit card (all major credit cards are accepted)

    What to bring

    • Closed-toe shoes (required)
    • Fishing rod and reel (optional)
    • Bait and tackle (optional)
    • Water
    • Sun block
    • Sunglasses
    • Light, comfortable clothing
    • Insect repellent

    Electronic devices and binoculars may be brought at your own risk.

Online Options

Phone Number(s)

Email / Mail

Locations and Hours

  • Bill Sadowski Park Nature Center

    17555 SW 79th Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
    305-255-4767
    Monday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Tuesday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Wednesday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Thursday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Friday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Saturday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces
Maria I. Nardi, Director

Hickman Building
275 NW 2nd Street, Miami, FL 33128
305-755-7800305-755-7800

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