Family Fishing Festival

Every year B.A.G. with the cooperation of the NYC Parks Department and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Hosts it's Family Fishing Festival at Kissena Park Lake. B.A.G. Members take time to introduce kids and their families to the sport of fishing. We provide the equipment and the instruction. We'll show you how to gear up, Catch, Handle and Release fish. You will also have a chance to win a brand new Rod and Reel Combo in addition to giveaways and trophies for the Biggest Fish.

The Event took Place on Saturday June 23, at 11:00 am. This date coincided with the New York State "License Free Weekend" so that You would not be required to Posses a License to fish.

Kissena Park Lake is located on 164th Street, 3 Blocks south of the Long Island Expressway, and the lake is wheelchair accessible.

Call Ken Tokar at 718 631-4394 Or Peter Scala Jr. at 718 746-5114 for Information and Directions.

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Fishing Fun!!
What a turn out!