The next KidsFish Lubbock is April 24th, 2021

About Kid Fish Lubbock

Kidfish Lubbock is a free event for you and your family and will be Saturday, April 24th, 2021, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Maxey Park. Free food will be provided with registration. The lake will be stocked with channel catfish ready for your family.

Free Event!

The main sponsor for KidsFish Lubbock is the Lubbock Lions Club and Cabela's.

What to expect?

A relaxing morning with your family teaching them about fishing and respecting the outdoors.

What do I need to bring?

The only thing you need to bring is your family and a fishing pole.

How long has this been in town?

This will be our 8th annual KidsFish. We are thankful for our sponsors and the community who loves coming together.

Fun Facts

Can you guess the right answer?

Total number of catfish in the Lake
Total fish caught
Total people attended
Hot dogs served

Meet The Team

We couldn't do this with out our great volunteers from the community.

Ray Freeman

Cabela's Sponsorship

Cabela's has been a great community sponsor helpling the community.

Trae Mitchell

Right hand man

Lubbock County Sheriff’s office liaison.

Clayton Errington

Web design

He is always providing the best way to promote the event for all indivuals now for the past 4 years.

Mallory Mitchell

Texas Parks and Wildlife

This event is truely managed by a great group of people and their leaders who enjoy helping the community.

In Memory

Tom Martin


Tom helped start this family friendly event.

David Abbott

Public Relations

Worked with the remainder of the committee and many other wonderful things but there's too many to list

Frequently Asked Questions

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department waives the fishing license requirement for adults to fish with their kids ONLY at this event from 7AM-1PM. Kids always fish free up 17 years of age
Bait is provided by Cabela's
If you have one, great! Bring it to try it out, but if not, poles will be available to borrow at registration. Quantity limited.
All must either pre-register or register at event. Pre-registered participants still have to check in upon arrival to receive event wristband for lunch and other freebies including free door prizes!
First 500 kids to the event get free t-shirts and all kids will get a small goodie bag.
Maxey will be stocked with Channel Catfish which in community ponds there are no minimum size requirements to keep what you catch but can only keep up to 5.

All other fish caught must adhere to size requirements and bag limits set by Texas Parks & Wildlife. See Outdoor Annual app or Texas Parks and Wildlife website.
Lunch will be provided at 11 AM.
Bring a chair or blanket, sunscreen and smile!

Register Now

Registration is free and helps us know know how to prepare for the event.


We could not have done this without our gracious sponsors and friendly community!

Lubbock Lions Club - We Serve!

Get in Touch

Let us know your questions and we'll answer them!

Contact Info

Maxey Community Center
4020 30th St
Lubbock, TX 79410
P: (806) 763-4789
* Maxey Community Center is where the KidsFish Lubbock is held.