Eagle River Fishing Day for Kids

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Event Category: Events

  • This is fun filled day for children between the ages of 7-12 years old. Area fishing mentors come together to share the beautiful northwoods by taking a child fishing for the afternoon. It’s a great event where many fishing tales and traits are shared and learned. Held at the Vilas County Fairgrounds from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Pre-registration required.  There are 50 spots available for kids to participate and are on a first come first serve bases. To Register and for more information contact the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce at 800-359-6315.

    Schedule of the Day’s Events:

    10:00 – 11:00 am.       Registration/Sign-up at Vilas County Fairgrounds for children 7-12 years old. Parents/Guardian please stay with your child until he/she is assigned to a guide.

    10:00 – 11:00 am.       “How To Tips” Fishing Seminars

    10:30 – 11:30 am.          Casting Contest

    11:30 a.m.                        Drawing to fish with Mentors – kids whose names are drawn, leave for fishing for the afternoon with their Mentor. (Bag lunch and soda/water provided for kids.)  Parents/Guardians, please meet with guide and fill out permission slip before leaving your child.

    12:00 (Noon)                Mentors and Kids leave to go fishing


    4:00 pm.                       Mentors and Kids return from fishing. Kids fishing with Mentors need to be picked up at the Vilas County Fairgrounds at 4:00pm sharp.