Fishing With Kids in North East Kansas

Summer 2018

By Gail Keller - Publisher Macaroni Kid JoCo May 23, 2018

šŸŽ£ Whether your child is a fishing pro or wants to try it for the first time Macaroni Kid JoCo/KCK found some great events in Kansas for you  to check out:

May 12 - Fishing Derby at North Lake (Bonner Springs)
10 am - 12 pm. Kids under 15. Register in advance.

May 29 - Farmstead Fishing at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead (Overland Park)
5-8 pm. Back this year is evening fishing. Free.

June 2 & 3 - Annual Free Fishing Days in Kansas
You don't need a fishing permit to fish in public waters this weekend! Trout permits are still required at Shawnee Mission Park and Kill Creek Lake. 5 am - 11 pm. For everyone.

June 2 - Fishing Derby for Kids (Spring Hill)
9 am - 12 pm including hot dog lunch. Free.

June 2-3 - Overnight Fishing at Heritage Park (Olathe)
11 pm - 5 am for everyone

June 9 - Fishing Derby for Kids (Lenexa) Part of the Get Outdoors Lenexa Event
9 - 11:30 am. For kids 12 and under. Register by June 9

June 9 - Kids Fishing Derby at Wyandotte County Lake (Kansas City, Kansas)
7:30 - 10:30 am. For kids 3 to 15.

June 9-10 - Overnight Fishing at Kill Creek Park (Olathe)
11 pm - 5 am for everyone

June 12 - Farmstead Fishing at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead (Overland Park)
 5-8 pm. Evening fishing at the farm using corn kernels. Free. 

June 16 - Olathe's Annual Kids' Fishing Derby at Cedar Lake (Olathe)
7:30 am - 12 pm. For kids 3-15 and seniors 60+. Free. Register in advance.

June 17 - Overland Park Youth Fishing Derby at South Lake Park (Overland Park)
8:30 - 11:30 am. Kids 14 and under. Register in advance. $5

June 23-24 - Overnight Fishing at Shawnee Mission Park (Shawnee)
11 pm - 5 am for everyone

June 24  - Blue Valley Rec Fishing Derby at Heritage Park Marina (Olathe)
5-6:30 pm. For ages 4-14. $5. Register in advance.

July 28 - Kids' Fishing Derby (Shawnee)
7:30 - 10:30 am. For ages 5-15

Overland Park Fishing at Area Lakes

Amesbury Lake, Kingston Lake, Regency Lake, South Lake, Summercrest Lake, Wilderness Lake

Olathe Fishing at Area Lakes and Ponds

Heatherstone Park, Mahaffie Pond, Prairie Center Park, Stagecoach Park, Waterworks Park, Oregon Trail Park, Lake Olathe, South Frisco Lake, Cedar Lake

Lenexa Fishing at Area Lakes and Ponds

Lake Lenexa, Hidden Woods Park, Rose's Pond, Mize Lake, Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park

Wyandotte County Area Lakes and Rivers
Wyandotte County Lake, Pierson Park, Wyandotte County Park, Big Eleven Lake, Kaw Point Park

Community Lakes

Where to Fish in Kansas

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