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Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in NE.

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 Nebraska kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.

Places in Nebraska to take kids fishing

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

- Enders Reservoir

- Box Butte Reservoir

- Cottonmill Park
- Kea Lake

- Bowling Lake Park
- Iron Horse Park
- Oak Lake Park
- Wilderness Park

- Benson Park Lake
- Eagle Scout Park
- Elmwood Park Lake
- Fontenelle Park Pond
- Glenn Cunningham Lake
- Hanscom Park Ponds
- Hitchcock Park Pond
- Levi Carter Park
- Miller Park Pond
- N.P. Dodge Memorial Park
- Plum Creek Park
- Spring Lake Park
- Standing Bear Lake
- Towl Park Lagoon
- Walnut Grove Park Pond
- Wehrspann Lake
- Zorinsky Lake Park

- Lake Babcock
- Lake North
- Pawnee Park

Scotts Bluff
- Riverside Park

Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in NE

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 NE kids fishing photos page.

See tips, ideas and instructions for taking kids fishing.

Kids fishing locations and information, by state.


Help us identify other youth fishing spots in NE.

If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish there will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in Nebraska.