Fishing is fun, relaxing and easy to learn.
Learn all about the art of fly fishing in our Fishing Village. Fly experts will teach you how to choose the best fly rods and reels, how to tie a fly and how to cast a fly that will help you land the big one.
- Try Fly Tying
Join members of the Miami Valley Fly Fishers for tips on tying cool flies.
- Try Fly Casting
Let the experts show you how to cast a fly rod in our custom casting pond.
- Kids Spin Casting
Have fun casting a spin rod with your child in the Kid’s Casting Zone.
- Watch It
Get face to face with our large river fish in the ORSANCO mobile trailer aquarium and check out bait demos, all courtesy of Fisherman’s Headquarters.
- Compete It
Show up early Saturday morning and join the NAPRA Dayton Cup Wade Fishing tournament or the Buckeye Kayak Fishing Trail tournament. Cheer on the winners as they weigh in their catches on the Dayton.com Music Stage.
Five Rivers MetroParks lakes, ponds and rivers are rich in fish life. All members of the family, young and old, can find a place to fish for recreation, relaxation or food. Whether you’re fishing from the deck of a bass boat, paddling a fishing kayak down a meandering stream, wading the riffles of a babbling creek or sitting in the shade on the bank of a quiet pond, there is a place for you in a MetroPark.