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Kids fishing programs at Lake Murphysboro State Park

Free kids fishing events will be held at Lake Murphysboro State Park in July.
Free kids fishing events will be held at Lake Murphysboro State Park in July.(Pexels/stock image)
Published: Jun. 23, 2022 at 2:21 PM CDT
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MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (KFVS) - Free kids fishing events will be held at Lake Murphysboro State Park in July.

According to a release from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the free program is geared towards kids ages 5-12 and will cover the basics of fishing. They said there is no need to bring poles or bait, all supplies will be provided.

Kids can fish from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on the following dates:

  • Friday, July 1
  • Friday, July 8
  • Friday, July 15
  • Friday, July 22
  • Friday, July 29

For more information or to register, you can call the Giant City Visitors Center at 618-457-4836.

Lake Murphysboro State Park is administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

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