Learn how to catch one of the many fish species found in the tidal Delaware River at the various river parks of the Riverfront North trail and park system. Rods, tackle, bait and basic instruction will be provided. First come, first served. We have rods to loan out and worms for bait. You are welcome to bring your own rod.

No fishing license necessary; state license requirements are waived for these events. Great for youth & adults who are new or intermediate anglers.

*Due to social distancing requirements, all in-person events will be limited to 20 participants, so you MUST pre-register on our Eventbrite page

This series is taking place in partnership with MidAtlantic Youth Anglers & Outdoors Partners






*must pre-register!

FRANKFORD BOAT LAUNCH (5650 Tacony Street – Behind Dietz and Watson building)

July 23rd 5:30 – 7:30pm

August 6th  5:30 – 7:30pm

August 20th 5:30 – 7:30pm


PLEASANT HILL PARK (8900 N. Delaware Ave – at Linden Ave)

July 14th  5:30pm – 7:30pm

July 30th  5:30 – 7:30pm

August 11th  5:30 – 7:30pm

August 25th 5:30 – 7:30pm



Due to social distancing requirements, we will be capping events to 20 people. All participants MUST pre-register on the event’s eventbrite link.

See our EVENTS page to see these events by date.




Keep the love for fishing going right from the comfort of your home. We are hosting two free webinars this month we’d love for you to join:

  1. Thursday May 14th – Fishing the Delaware 101 – Watch the webinar here
  2. Thursday May 25th – Keeping Our Watersheds Clean and Fishable – Register for the link 




Share pictures of your catch on social media and win prizes!

How do I win?

-Fish in the Riverfront North Parks along the Delaware River in Northeast Philly (Pulaski Park, Frankford Boat Launch, Lardner’s Point Park, Pennypack on the Delaware or Pleasant Hill Park)

-Post a picture of your catch on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. You must tag @riverfrontnorth and use #FishingRiverfrontNorth to qualify for the prize.

-Each season we will give two prizes: 1) Biggest Catch 2)Best Picture with Catch. If going for biggest catch, feel free to use the ruler stickers at the parks, or you must use your own measuring tape in the picture so we know length! Best picture with catch will be voted on via Riverfront North Facebook and Instagram.



Spring 2020 (March 1st – May 30th) – Winners announced on June 2nd

Summer 2020 (June 1st – August 31st) – Winners announced on Sept 3rd

Fall 2020 (September 1st – November 30th) -Winners announced on Dec 3rd


*Winners will be contacted via their social media accounts to communicate privately about contact info for prizes.



-Each winner will win a $20 amazon gift card

*Winners but me 18 or older, or have an adult to accept the prize

**Limit one winner per household