Beginner Fishing Workshop

What: Join us at Terra Park for this fun and interactive beginner fishing workshop. Participants will learn key fundamental fishing skills such as fish identification, knot tying, tackle assembly, ethics, regulations, baiting, casting, reeling, and landing a fish. If you have your own equipment, please bring it with you. Limited equipment will be available upon request. 

How you can prepare:

Check out the fishing "Tutorials & Guides"  page on the FirstCatchCenterIowa website for information. Check out the calendar for future events.

The First Catch Center is a new outdoor recreation program based out of the City of Johnston's Parks and Recreation Department. The First Catch Center is focused on helping beginning, and casual anglers become more successful while promoting outdoor fun for everyone. They provide the resources, experiences, and support needed to enjoy fishing and the outdoors. The program is a collaborative effort of several agencies and organizations in central Iowa.

Questions? Email:

When: August 26, 4-6 p.m.

Where: Terra Lake, 6300 Pioneer Parkway, Johnston, IA 50131. Meet at the large shelter on the west side of Terra Lake near Terra Park.  

Beginner Fishing Workshop Photo