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Community Fishing

Catch and Release Fishing

The Penrith Lakes ‘catch and release’ fishing program is free* and great for families, beginners and experienced anglers. 

What you’ll learn

You'll learn about freshwater fishing in our inland waterways. Specifically, you'll learn:

  • How to fish for freshwater fish
  • Rules and regulations of inland fishing
  • Fishing conservation, ethics and environment.

Your 'ready for fishing' checklist

  • Be willing to release any fish you catch
  • Rod, reel and barbless hooks
  • Bait like corn, bread and/or worms (no live bait).
18/06/2019 - 9:00am
18/06/2019 - 5:00pm
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sydney International Regatta Centre
Entry to the Centre is via Gate A
Old Castlereagh Rd
Penrith NSW 2749


Note: Current NSW fishing licence required. Licence can be purchased on-site at Sydney International Regatta Centre. View fees at

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