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


Reston Association

Kids 12, under free, loaner rods, and tackle available.

March 30 Wolftrap Run, Wildwood Park
Vienna, VA
9am-Noon Javonta Campbell


Town of Vienna, DGIF, TU, loaner rods/reels and bait available, registration required.
April 6 Flatlick Run
TBD Justin Pistore


April 6 Rose River, Madison Co., Graves Mt. Lodge Registration



9am – 3pm

Graves Mountain Lodge


Free event for kids 12 and under, loaner rod/reels available, concession stand, other exhibits. Door prizes will be awarded.
April 13 Old Cossey Pond, City of Fredericksburg Registration



8am – 1pm

CPO Beth Garrett


Mike Isel


Kids 12 and under free, hotdog lunch, door prizes every hour, loaner rods and reels available.
April 13 South River


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


100 middle and high school kids.  Supper provided by FFA Alumni.
April 20 Lake Anna State Park Pond 9am-1pm Dan Quesenberry


Free to kids and disabled anglers.

Trout stocked.

April 27 Laurel Creek

Bland County

9am-4pm Randy Kiser


Ages 15 and under, free lunch, and prizes.
April 27 Natural Tunnel

State Park

Stock Creek

11am-4pm Sheriff John Puckett


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,


Johnathan Harris DGIF: Johnathan.Harris@


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


9am-12pm Rockingham

Parks and Rec


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


U.S. Forest Service, DGIF, kids 3-15.
May 4 Pandapas Pond,

Montgomery County

8am-12pm CPO Lee Wensel


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


Ages 15 and under.

Bring your own fishing tackle.

Lunch provided.

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


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


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


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


Fauquier County Parks outreach, including fish survey demonstration and ID.
May 11 Crooked Creek, Carrol County 9am-1pm CPO Eric Rorabaugh


Kids 15 and under, no 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 SF Holston River, Riverside Community Center, Smyth County 9am-12pm Debbie Sturgill



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


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


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.


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 Lake Chesdin Public Boat Landing, Dinwiddie County 7am-12 pm Brandon Chester


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 2 C.F. Phelps WMA, Phelps Pond Sumerduck VA Fauquier County 9am-12pm John McMann

703-508-6232 mcmann926@gmail.com

8th annual event is open to all ages.  Participants ages 12 and under must have adult supervision.

Come have fun learning the basics of fishing. Some loaner rods and reels available.

Free bait provided. Free lunch to everyone attending. Please register so we can plan on bait and food needed.

June 8 Beaverdam Park

8687 Roaring Springs Rd.


9am-1pm Roy Morris,

804-291-8470, email:roy.morris@dgif.virginia.gov

Registration will be done by calling the park ranger station;


Kids age 5-15. Lunch provided Loaner rods/reels available
June 8 Twin Lakes,

Ft. Pickett, Blackstone

9am-1pm Brett Saunders


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



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