Brackenridge Park Conservancy to host 2nd annual Family & Friends Fishing Day this weekend

More than 600 channel catfish will be released ahead of the free event

Brackenridge Park (Brackenridge Park)

SAN ANTONIO – The Brackenridge Park Conservancy is hosting its second annual Family & Friends Fishing Day event on Saturday.

More than 600 channel catfish will be released in the San Antonio River ahead of the free event, and free bait will be provided while supplies last.

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The details:

  • Location: Joske Pavilion at Brackenridge Par,k located at 531 Brackenridge Way
  • Date: October 28.
  • Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (must be checked in by Noon)

The event is open to children and adults, but an adult must accompany all children.

No fishing license will be required because the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department has granted an exemption during the event.

Kids ages 5-16 can sign up for a fishing etiquette class taught by Fin Addict Angler Foundation instructors and volunteers, and can borrow fishing rods and reels for the morning. Preregistration is available online.


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