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Kids Fishing In Alaska

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in AK.

Kids fishing

Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life, and we encourage you to invest the time in Alaska kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.

Places in Alaska to take kids fishing

Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Last Frontier.

Anchorage
- Beach Lake Park
- Campbell Point Lake
- Cheney Lake Park
- Jewel Lake
- Kincaid Park
- Lower Fire Lake
- Mirror Lake
- Ship Creek in Anchorage

Fairbanks
- Birch Lake
- Chena Lake Park

Juneau
- Auke Lake
- Cowee Creek
- Fish Creek
- Montana Creek
- Peterson Lake
- Twin Lake
- Windfall Lake

Nome
- Cripple River
- Niukluk River
- Nome River
- Snake River
- Tisuk River

Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in AK

1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.

2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.

3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.

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Kids fishing photo

Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it on our AK kids fishing photos page.

See tips, ideas and instructions for taking kids fishing.

Kids fishing locations and information, by state.