North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and Jordan Lake State Park present Family Fishing Fiesta on Sunday, April 7th, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Jordan Lake State Park, White Oak Recreation Center, on White Oak Beach Road in Apex. Here’s a map.
This free event will give families a chance to enjoy bank fishing, plus a bunch of hands-on activities. You don’t need a fishing license to fish at this event. It’s free for everyone. Kids will receive fishing lessons.
Gather at White Oak Recreation Area on White Oak Beach Road in Apex to enjoy bank fishing, plus over a dozen hands-on activities and demonstrations.
- Learn how to cast
- How to fillet a fish
- Meet biologists, park rangers and law enforcement personnel
- Check out an electrofishing boat
- Participate in a skills-based scavenger hunt
- Win fun prizes at the raffle
All kids 11 and younger who participate in a scavenger hunt will receive a free tackle box and a chance to enter the youth drawing to win prizes such as fishing poles and life jackets! Anglers 12 and older will be entered into a drawing to win a lifetime freshwater fishing license, courtesy of the American Fisheries Society, a composting bin, or a one-year subscription to the Wildlife Commission’s award-winning magazine, Wildlife in North Carolina.
Loaner fishing rods and bait are available on a first-come, first-served basis. No fishing license is required.