Kids Fishing In Utah
Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in UT.
Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. Teach kids to fish by taking them ice fishing. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life. We encourage you to invest time in kids. The rewards are endless and for so little effort.
Places in Utah to take kids fishing
Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Beehive State.
- Farmington Pond
- Piute Reservoir
- Fish Lake
- Fort Buenaventura Park
- Ogden River Parkway
- Canyon View Park Pond
- Exchange Park
- Footprinter's Park
- Highland Glen Park
- Salem Pond
- Spring Lake
- Utah Lake State Park
- Willow Park
Salt Lake City
- Jordan River Parkway
- Midas Pond
- Riverside Park
- Willow Park Pond
Fishing and the great outdoors.
Utah offers many opportunities for kids to fish and experience the thrill of the “tap-tap-tap”. Watch the eyes of a youth light up no matter how big or small their catch may be. You have the opportunity to experience it with them and share their joy.
Youngsters with their prized catch
Jenniel Maldonado caught this nice catfish from the Bear River in Utah, using shrimp.
A day on the water fishing can create memories that will last a lifetime.
Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in UT
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 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 here.
Kids fishing locations and information, by state.
Help us identify other youth fishing spots in UT.
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 will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.