2019 Kids Fishing Days

Date Location Time Contact Info
March 16 Hawksbill Creek
Greenway Park
Luray, Page County
9am-12pm 540-743-1180 Town of Luray, DGIF
kids 15 and under,
food and prizes.
March 23 Snakeden Branch, Reston, VA 9am-Noon Nicki Bellezza
703-435-6560
Reston Association
Kids 12, under free, loaner rods, and tackle available.
March 30 Wolftrap Run, Wildwood Park
Vienna, VA
9am-Noon Javonta Campbell
703-255-6352
Town of Vienna, DGIF, TU, loaner rods/reels and bait available, registration required.
April 6 Flatlick Run
Chantilly
TBD Justin Pistore
703-324-5685
TBD

April 7

Rose River, 
Madison Co., 
Graves Mt. Lodge
9am-3pm
Graves Mountain Lodge
540-923-4231
Free event for kids 12 and under, loaner rod/reels available, concession stand, other exhibits. Door prizes will be awarded. 
April 11 Old Cossey Pond, 
City of Fredericksburg
Registration
8am
Event 
9am – 1pm
CPO Beth Garrett
540-760-0890
Mike Isel
540-899-4169
Kids 12 and under free, hotdog lunch, door prizes every hour, loaner rods and reels available.
April 11 Rose River, Madison County, Graves Mountain Lodge 9am-3pm Graves Mountain Lodge
540-923-4231
Free event for kids 12 and under. Some loaner rods and reels available. Concession stand along with exhibits. Door prizes will be awarded.
April 13 South River
Grottoes
9am-12pm 540-249-5707 Town of Grottoes, DGI,
Food and prizes.
April 20 South Fork Mayo River 9am-12pm CPO Michael “Dale” Owens Free to kids.
April 20 Randolph –Henry High School 4pm-6 pm Dan Michaelson
434-315-1245
100 middle and high school kids.  Supper provided by FFA Alumni.
April 20 Lake Anna State Park Pond 9am-1pm Dan Quesenberry
540-308-5582
Free to kids and disabled anglers.
Trout stocked.
April 27 Laurel Creek
Bland County
9am-4pm Randy Kiser
276-492-8347
Ages 15 and under, free lunch, and prizes.
April 27 Natural Tunnel 
State Park      
Stock Creek
11am-4pm Sheriff John Puckett
276-386-7679
Free for kids 12 and under, hotdogs, drinks, and tackle provided by Thomas Jefferson Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Kingfishers.
April 27 Mint Springs Park, Albemarle County (Near the Town of Crozet) 8am-12pm
Albemarle County Parks and Recreation,
434-296-5844
Johnathan Harris DGIF: Johnathan.Harris@
dgif.virginia.gov
Free for kids 12 and under, hotdogs, drinks, and tackle provided by Thomas Jefferson Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Kingfishers.
April 28 Silver Lake
Dayton, Rockingham 
County
12:30pm – 4pm Rockingham 
Parks and Rec
540-564-3160
Ages 15 and under, lunch and prizes provided.
May 4 Big Wilson Creek, Grayson County 9am-5pm CPO Jason Harris
(276) 733-3317
Kids 12 and under. Free hotdog and prizes.
May 4 Lake Tams, Staunton 7:30am-11:30 am 540-332-3945 City of Staunton, DGIF, Prizes
May 4 Cave Mountain Lake, Rockbridge Co. 9am -1pm Kathy Hall
540-291-2188
U.S. Forest Service, DGIF, kids 3-15. 
May 4 Pandapas Pond,
Montgomery County
8am-12pm CPO Lee Wensel
540-257-0530
Kids 13 and under. Lunch provided. Bring you won fishing tackle.
May 4 Flanagan Lake Spillway
Dickenson County
8am-2pm Audrea O’Quinn
(276) 835-9544
Admission is free. Kids 15 and under. Must provide your own snacks and drinks.
May 4 Cavitt’s Creek Park,
Lake Witten.
Tazewell County
9am- 5pm Elizabeth Bennett
276-988-9588
Ages 15 and under. 
Bring your own fishing tackle.
Lunch provided.
May 11 Happy Creek 
Front Royal
Warren County
9am-3pm Chris Anderson
540-660-2416
Trout Stocked by DGIF
NWTF and Parks and Rec
May 11 Patterson Volunteer Fire Dept. Dismal River Buchanan County 8am-2pm Harold Keen
(276) 259-7715
Trout stocked by DGIF. No registration required. Kids 15 and under. Food provided and prizes available. 
May 11 Barbour’s Creek, Craig County All Day Craig County Sheriff’s Office
540-864-5127
Trout Stocked by DGIF, free admission, ages 15 and under. Registration is required for lunch tickets. Free hotdog lunch, prizes available.
May 11 Bullpasture River Gorge/Old Campground
Highland County
10am-2pm
Beth McGuire
540-292-4637
Kids under 16, hot dog lunch at 12:00, door prizes at 1:00 (register upon arrival), and biggest fish prizes at 2:00, some rods/reels available, bring your own bait.
May 11 BSA Camp Powhatan Max Creek Road, Pulaski County 7am-2pm CPO Troy Phillips
540-230-4550
No preregistration required. Kids 15 and under. Food provided at no cost. Prizes available
May 11  Little River Thunderstruck Road, Floyd County 10am-2pm Floyd County Sheriff’s Office
540 745-6636
Ages 13 and under, no charge, free lunch and prizes. 
May 11 10th Anniversary N. Fauquier Community Park Ponds 11am-2pm Laurie Crofford
540-422-8570
Fauquier County Parks outreach, including fish survey demonstration and ID.
May 11 Crooked Creek, Carrol County 9am-1pm  CPO Eric Rorabaugh
276-223-8365
Kids 15 and under, no preregistration required.
May 11  Elk Creek
Grayson County
9am-1pm Larry Bolt
276-768-7171
The event is for special needs kids.  Lunch provided, trophies, shirts, and prizes. Preregistration required 
May 11 Little Reed Island Creek
Carroll County
9am-1pm CPO Ben Boyette
276-223-8365
The event is for special needs kids.  Lunch provided, trophies, shirts, and prizes. Preregistration required
May 11 Elkton Kids
Fishing Day, Elkrun Creek, Rockingham County
9am – 2pm 540-298-8730 Kids 15 and younger, lunch provided. 
May 18 Cripple Creek
(Collins Cove)
Wythe County
9am-1pm  Eric Rorabaugh
276-613-9034
Kids 15 and under. 
No pre-registration required
May 18 SF Holston River, Riverside Community Center, Smyth County 9am-12pm Debbie Sturgill
276-646-5777
276-782-0742
Trout stocked by DGIF. Food and drinks available for purchase. No preregistration required. Kids 12 and under free. 
June 1 Crooked Creek Fee Fishing, Carroll County 8am-12pm CPO Ben Boyette
276-223-8365
Kids 12 and under. Free hotdog lunch for kids, door prizes. 
June 1 Smith Mountain Lake State Park, Bedford County 8am-4:30pm Bedford County Parks and Rec
540-586-7682
Kids 6-14. Trout Fishing, Casting Competition, nature survival skills, paintball, canoeing, fire, boat rides. All equipment provided. Lunch is free for kids, $3 for adults. 
June 2  Smith Mountain State Park, Bedford County 8am-4:30 pm Bedford County
Parks and Rec.
540-586-7682
Kids 6-14. Trout fishing, casting competition, nature survival skills, paintball, canoeing, fire boat rides. All equipment provided. Lunch is free for kids, $3 for adults. 
June 8 Lake Chesdin Public Boat Landing, Dinwiddie County 9 AM – 3 PM Brandon Chester
Brandon.chester@dgif.virgnia.gov
Rods, reels, and bait provided. Bait donated by Sutherland Sporting Goods. Prizes awarded for biggest fish, most fish caught and longest cast. Rod and Reels Combos donated by Petersburg Kiwanis Club. 
June 8 Beaverdam Park
8687 Roaring Springs Rd.
Gloucester
9am-1pm Roy Morris,
804-291-8470, email:roy.morris@dgif.virginia.gov
Registration will be done by calling the park ranger station;
804-693-2107 
Kids age 5-15. Lunch provided Loaner rods/reels available 
June 8 Twin Lakes,
Ft. Pickett, Blackstone
9am-1pm Brett Saunders
434-645-1531
Email: saunderswallace@embarqmail.com
Facebook, “Fort Pickett Fishing is Fun”
Free fishing day for the whole family. Prizes awarded to children in grades K-6. Lunch Provided by the Virginia Conservation Police Association. Loaner rods/reels available.
June 9 C.F. Phelps WMA
Phelps Pond
Summerduck, VA
Fauquier County
9am-12pm John McMann
703-508-6232
Mcmann926@gmail.com
9th Annual event is open to all ages. Participants 12 and under must have adult supervision. Loaner rods and reels, free bait free lunch. Registration required. 
October 13 Waid Park—Franklin County 9am-11am Marcia Cramblitt 540-483-9293 Kids under age 16
Trophies by age group