Free AFC Kids Fishing Academy – Lake Hamilton

Sporting Events

10 Oct 2021 Once Only Event

Elite anglers from the Australian Fishing Championships (AFC) will visit Horsham and Hamilton the weekend of October 9/10, 2021 for fun, family-friendly fishing workshops.

On Sunday 10 October (National ‘Gone Fishing Day’), thanks to the Southern Grampians Shire Council, the AFC will deliver a free Kids Fishing Academy at the Lake Hamilton Aquatic Pavilion in conjunction with the Hamilton Anglers Club.

Small groups are rotated through six workshops over two hours with a focus on Skills, Environment and Safety. Get hands-on with knot tying and rod casting workshops, learn about fish species and lures, fishing environments and safety.

An AFC Level 1 Certification will be presented to each budding angler at the end of each session.

Registrations are free but numbers are limited, so book now via Eventbrite to secure your place in the session that suits your age group.

Session times:
9 – 11am: Ages 5 to 9.
12 – 2pm: Ages 9 to12.
3 – 5pm: Ages 12 to 16.

This is an accessible, inclusive COVID-Safe event taking place on Gunditjmara Country.
See Eventbrite ticketing page for more details and to book.


Carpark Coach Parking Family Friendly Pet Friendly Public Toilet


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Event Dates

Once Only Event

10 Oct 2021

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