Family Fishing Nights

Family Fishing is a Nebraska Game and Parks program designed to help you make a family fishing adventure possible and rewarding. Family Fishing Nights occur across the state at Family Friendly Lakes, where you will find loaner fishing equipment, bait and staff to assist you. At these events, Game and Parks staff and Certified Fishing Instructors teach families the basics of this fun and relaxing activity.

2017 Family Fishing Night Schedule

All events are from 6-8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. You may view a full list of upcoming family fishing events on our calendar.

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In addition, two Carp-O-Rama events are held each year. These events are intended for anglers of all ages interested in learning all aspects of carp fishing. Carp caught by anglers will be used in demonstrations on cleaning, preparing and cooking the fish. The cooked fish then will be served as a free lunch. Carp-O-Rama events take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Carp-0-Rama events scheduled in 2016 are:

Follow our family fishing Facebook page to learn of upcoming events, receive event reminders, view photos of family fishing events and more.