Event held on October 20

NSW DPI Gone Fishing Day- Pelican, Lake Macquarie

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Event runs from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


NSW Gone Fishing and Boating Day is on again! DPI, Lake Macquarie Marine Rescue and Maritime will be running a host of events to celebrate their love of fishing and boating, and encouraging everyone to get out on the water. Free how to fish sessions, casting comp, free goodie bags with bonus fishing lures, fishing tip classes by local experts, boating safety and displays, boat rides, sail past, touch tank and loads of free kids activities on the day! Snappy, their crab mascot, will also be making an appearance and handing out lots of cool prizes. Gone Fishing Day locations around NSW include; Botany Bay, Dolls Point, Peter Depena Reserve. Lake Macquarie, Pelican Foreshore. Ballina, Pop Denison Park. Huskisson, Voyager Park. Moree, Jellicoe Park. Mulwala, Apex Park. What to bring? Just yourself, family and friends. No need to register for the event. No fishing licence will be required on the day. Fishing and casting sessions are run throughout the day. Gone Fishing Day is supported by the Recreational Fishing Trusts and NSW DPI. This day is in conjunction with boating safety and education day by Lake Macquarie Marine Rescue and Maritime.