Kids Fishing In Rhode Island
Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in RI.
Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life. We encourage you to invest the time in Rhode Island kids. A great way to introduce the kiddos to fishing by taking them ice fishing in winter. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.
Places in Rhode Island to take kids fishing
Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Ocean State.
- Colt State Park
- Warren Town Beach
- Potowomut Pond
- Beavertail State Park
- Brenton Point State Park
- Easton's Beach in Newport
- Fort Adams State Park
- Fort Wetherill State Park
- Blackstone Park
- Conmicut Point Beach
- Geneva Brook and Pond
- Haines Memorial State Park
- Mashapaug Pond
- Sabin Point Park
- Seidel's Pond
- Slater Park Pond
- Tiogue Lake
- Warwick City Park
- Gorton's Pond
Rhode Island offers many opportunities for kids to fish and experience the thrill of the “tap-tap-tap”. Watch the eyes of a youth light up no matter how big or small their catch may be. You have the opportunity to experience it with them and share their joy.
Youngsters with their prized catch
Jacob Swider, of Woonsocket, RI, age 5 caught and released his first rainbow trout.
Kyle Barbato age 11 from Warwick, on his first trip to Wordens Pond caught this 28 inch, 9.8 lbs monster on a yum yum rubber shiner.
Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in RI
1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.
2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.
3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.
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Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it here.
Kids fishing locations and information, by state.
Help us identify other youth fishing spots in RI.
If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.