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2019: Kid-Friendly FREE Fishing Days Events in Central Iowa – dsm4kids.com

At some point, just about every boy and girl will want to try fishing. Fishing is a time-honored, relaxing way for kids and parents or grandparents to spend quality quiet time together—and it’s a classic summer activity. Why not start with a FREE Fishing Days event to learn the basics and then head out to a local fishing hole to try it on your own? Continue Reading…

2018 Free Fishing Days Events in Central Iowa - dsm4kids.com

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Grab your poles, cast your lines, and try to reel in a big one! June 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 2018, are “Free Fishing Days” for Iowa residents. Free Fishing Days is a great time to experience the sport, learn about our local resources, and become more environmentally aware. Whether you are a novice or a pro, here are a few fishing events in the Des Moines area that guarantee a fun family day and a reminder that “good things come to those who bait.”  Continue Reading…

2017 Guide to Free Fishing Days with Kids in Central Iowa - dsm4kids.com

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Fishing is a fun and relaxing pastime that creates many childhood memories to treasure. June 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2017, are Free Fishing Days for Iowa residents and is the perfect time for pint-sized anglers to learn how to cast a line. Free Fishing Days gives Iowans an opportunity to try fishing without purchasing a license. As an added bonus, experts will be on hand at many of the events to share fishing tips and information. Continue Reading…

Kids’ Fishing Clinics in Central Iowa - dsm4kids.com

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Kids can reel ’em in at fishing clinics in Central Iowa. June 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2016, are free fishing days for Iowa residents. Free Fishing Days gives Iowans an opportunity to try fishing without purchasing a license. As an added bonus, experts will be on hand at many of the events to share tips and tricks with young anglers.  Continue Reading…

Gone Fishin': 7 Spots to Catch a Fish with Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Lure your kids outside and GO FISH! Just because you live in the city with your kids, doesn’t mean they have to miss out on a fun classic summertime activity like fishing. Luckily for Des Moines families, there are several fishing spots located right here in the metro. So pack up your rods and reels and hit the docks for a fun day of fishing. Continue Reading…

A “Reel”ly Good Time – Fishing Derbies 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

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Fishing is a fun and relaxing way to spend the day as a family and enjoy nature.   If you have not gone fishing before, a great time to go is June 5th, 6th, and 7th, which are free fishing days for Iowa residents.   Free Fishing Days gives Iowans an opportunity to try fishing without purchasing a license. Several communities and organizations also host fishing derbies for kids during Iowa’s Free Fishing Days.  Here are a few places to get your kids hooked on fishing this weekend. Continue Reading…

Des Moines Area Lakes and Beaches - dsm4kids.com

With the summer heat just around the corner, it’s never too early to make plans for cooling off. Make a splash in wilder, more rugged terrain this summer.  Des Moines area lakes and beaches offer great opportunities for family fun swimming, boating and fishing.  And most of them are FREE!  So, grab your towels, sunscreen and water shoes, and enjoy some cool relief at these local Des Moines area destinations.  Make sure to visit the lake or park’s website for all the details. Continue Reading…