Youth Fishing


Hooked on Fishing

The Hooked on Fishing program will focus on educating youth about fishing and aquatic resources. Classes are held on Thursdays April 16 to May 21, 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). On-line registration is now open and ends on April 6th at 5:00 p.m. Registration may close before then if the program reaches capacity. If you missed the registration deadline, please call (801) 772-4507 to be placed on a waiting list.

*Highland City participates in a tri-city recreation program managed by Cedar Hills. Those living in Highland, Alpine, and Cedar Hills will receive the resident rate for this class.

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 must fill out this form (PDF) for a background check and fill out this application.

The class 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 16 - May 21, 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: Tuesday, April 2nd 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. You can also email us or call (801) 772-4507 to sign up or to get more information.

For additional information, please contact our Events Coordinator at (801) 772-4507.