Youth Fishing


Hooked on Fishing

The Hooked on Fishing program will focus on educating youth about fishing and aquatic resources. Classes are typically held on Thursdays April to May, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Highland Glen Park. Cost is $30 for residents or $35 for non-residents, which includes instruction manual, bait, tackle, and a t-shirt. A fishing pole may be rented for an additional $5. Class is limited to 30 participants, ages 6 years old and over. Parents are more than welcome to attend and participate with the class (no registration required for adults). Registration will open March 14, 2024 at 8:00 am. Register here!

If registration is full, please email to join the waiting list.

2024 dates: April 11th, 18th, 25th and May 2nd, 9th, 16th

Fishing Instructors Wanted

Do you like fishing? Do you want to share your love of fishing with young people? Consider becoming a Highland City Hooked on Fishing instructor with Highland City and the Division of Wildlife Resources! Youth fishing classes are held once a week for six weeks. 10 adult volunteers are needed to teach the class. Two or three volunteers will be "teamed up" with a group of 10 youth. Volunteers fill out this application. You will receive an email with information for the required background check. 

The program is part of DWR’s Community Fishing Program. Dedicated Hunter hours may be earned for those participating in the Dedicated Hunter program. Classes are held on Thursdays April 11 - May 23, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Highland Glen Park (4800 W/Cedar Hills Drive, west of Lone Peak High School in Highland). Instructor Training: Thursday, April 4th at 6:30 p.m. at Highland City Hall (5400 W Civic Center Drive, Highland UT, 84003). Please register on-line so we can order your volunteer t-shirt. 

For additional information, please contact Robin Wise, our Events Coordinator at (801) 772-4507 or email 

Hooked on Fishing