For The Kids: Learn The Basics Of Fishing In Manly

Photo credit: 2 Bent Rods

For kids who wish to give fishing a try, head on over to the Fish Wise event on 15 July on Davenport Drive in Manly.

Starting at 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and open to anyone 10 to 17 years of age, Fish Wise is a free event that will teach young adults to learn how to tie fishing knots, cast a rod, and other fishing basics!

The event is held by 2 Bent Rods, a well-known fishing school that offers fishing lessons for adults and kids that happen once a week per term. The kids fishing school activities include:


  • Reading the beach
  • Yabby pumping
  • Bait netting
  • Cast net throwing
  • Knot tying
  • Different rigs
  • Bait fishing
  • Lure fishing
  • Crabbing
  • Cleaning & filleting
  • Gear maintenance

The upcoming term, the winter fishing school, will start on 21 July and end on 19 August. During the winter, the classes will run on weekends and will be held at different locations each week. All fishing equipment are supplied by the school.

For bookings for the Fish Wise event, you can call 0403 713 820.