Big City Fishing
Fish For Free in Multiple Locations!
1–5pm Weather Permitting
Sundays 5.26–9.29 on Pier 84 at W.44th St.
Sundays 7.7–9.1 on Pier 63 at W.23rd St.
Tuesdays 6.25–8.27 on Pier 46 at Charles St.
Thursdays 6.27–8.29 on Pier 25 at N. Moore St
Catch & Release
All of the necessary supplies including rods, reels and bait, as well as formal instruction
Fishing in New York City? You bet! Each summer, Hudson River Park offers Big City Fishing, a free program, to those as young as five who are eager to learn how to fish and learn more about the Hudson River environment. We provide the rods, reels, bait and instruction. Beyond learning how to fish, the program also provides participants with a first-hand opportunity to learn about river ecology and the many fish species that can be found in the river. Participants can drop in a line and relax, or engage with environmental educators on such topics such as water quality, fish biology and more. A fun and educational experience, Big City Fishing offers city-dwellers a unique option for outdoor family recreation.