Groynes Fishing Lakes and Take a Kid Fishing Day
The four Groynes Fishing Lakes
are the location for a very popular
annual kids' fishing day. Volunteers show the kids how to catch
a salmon and also how to clean it and prepare it for cooking, and
how to cook it. Bring all the family and enjoy a free fun kids fishing
day. Adults may assist but are not permitted to fish.
Groynes Picnic Grounds
|Take a Kid Fishing
16 Oct 2016
The event is held wet or fine.
9 am– 1 pm: 12 years and under
1 pm– 7 pm: 17 years and under
Skilled anglers from fishing clubs will be there
to help at all four lakes. One lake is reserved for children 8 years
and under where an expert angler will assist for a limited time,
No. 1 (Clearwater end) Children 8 years and under. A team
of experienced anglers help each individual child for an allotted
time. Tackle is provided for this.
Small lake No. 2 Children 8
years and under. Float fishing only. Experienced anglers are present
to help if required, but kids may fish on their own for as long
as they wish. Own tackle required
Lake No. 3 Children 12 years
and under may fish with float or spinning gear. Experienced anglers
are present to help if required. Own tackle required.
Eastern Lake No. 4 Children
12 years and under may fish with float or spinning gear. Experienced
anglers are present
to help if required. Own tackle required.
All junior anglers 17 and under may fish any
of the four lakes after 1 p.m.
|What to bring
- Own fishing tackle can be used
- Limited loan rods are available for the morning
- Only trout fishing tackle permitted
- No surf or salmon equipment is permitted
||Food and drink can be purchased, caravans
Free for all
children, including the day's fishing licence.
The day is free of charge, but the organisers
appreciate you supporting the raffle as it helps fund next
year’s outing. Drawn at 1 pm on the day.
- Children must not be left unattended.
- Safety rules must be obeyed at all times.
- You must comply with the the Fish & Game sportsfishing regulations.
|Cook your catch
See how to cook
your catch - talk to the chef
Phil Keen, Executive Chef at Jo Seagers Cook School
& Café, Oxford.
Filleting & cooking demonstrations are held.
2016 information sheet including Map and info for parents/caregivers on arrival
|For more information
For more information
about the kid's fishing day, contact Dave Denton on 03 318 2762
or email email@example.com
North Canterbury Fish & Game
Quaid Campbell, Oliver Morris, Charlotte Morris and
Kate Campbell (in background)
Jesse Minchington of Allenvale Special School