The 10th KidsFish Lubbock is a free event for you and your family and will be
Saturday, April 22rd, 2023, from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Mackenzie Park. The event is for those kids who can hold a fishing pole to 17 years old. If your children love fishing, want to get into fishing, or just need another activity outdoors, this is the event for you.
Free food will be provided with registration, and the lake will be stocked with channel catfish ready for your family.
The event will be moved to Mackenzie Park this year instead of the previous location at Maxey Park.
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department waives the fishing license requirement for adults to fish with their kids ONLY at this event from 7AM-1PM. Kids under 17 always fish free in Texas.
Bait will be provided by our sponsor, Cabela's. You can bring your own bait as well.
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! This helps with rental supplies and our sponsors to help get prepared for the event.
First 500 kids to the event get free t-shirts and all kids will get a small goodie bag. There are also raffle drawings for all registered attendees. Don't forget to check in your fish your catch for various prizes for each age group.
Mackenzie Park 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.
Lunch will be provided by our sponsors at 11 AM.
Bring a chair or blanket, sunscreen and smile!
Don't forget to register for the event. This makes check in easier and quicker for you to get to your favorite fishing spot!
See you on April 22rd, 2023