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Fishing in New York City Central Park

New York, United States

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Experience hosted by Austin

90 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Many people do not know that Central Park is excellent for fishing! and has been for the last 30 years First, we will first go through fishing safety and gear basics. Then i will show and teach you step by step how to cast, catch and release ! trust me it will be a blast !! . FISHING is the fastest growing sport in america right now !! you only pay for whoever is fishing the rest can come along to watch the experience but cannot fish at all or they must pay . Fish that you can catch are: Blue Gills, Carp, Smallmouth Bass and Large Mouth Bass. Guaranteed catch! This is an excellent experience for kids who are learning to fish all the way to pros!!! If you have any questions, just shoot me a message. I look forward to taking you on a experience you will never forget in the middle of the most famous landmark in the world where you can fish! no more walking around central park bored,now you get to do something that is so much fun and get amazing photos! If you need to change times i am very flexible , each session is 1 hour and a half and i have them throughout the day all sessions are not with other guest so you get my full attention! see you soon ! @insta bassfishingnyc
Other things to note
any questions you have shoot me a quick message and ill get right back to you !!
Many people do not know that Central Park is excellent for fishing! and has been for the last 30 years First, we will first go through fishing safety and gear basics. Then i will show and teach you step by step how to cast, catch and release ! trust me it will be a blast !! . FISHING is the fastest growing sport in america right now !! you only pay for whoever is fishing the rest can come along to watch the experience but cannot fish at all…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    Rod, Reel, Hook and Bait,line,pictures
    will go over all safety tips be...
From $50
/ person
Wed, Nov 25
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
$50 per person
$50 per person
Thu, Nov 26
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
$50 per person
$50 per person
Thu, Nov 26
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
$50 per person
$50 per person

Meet your host, Austin

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 97 Reviews
  • Identity verified
My name is Austin Howd. I'm from North Carolina i got scouted to MODEL here 8 years ago and signed with Major Models NYC and have been doing that ever since! I have been fishing for 20 years and have been fishing in Central Park for 8 years. I help children and adults learn all the basics to advanced fishing. I have a YouTube channel that chronicles my fishing expeditions called bassfishingnyc. I also do deals for half day and whole day bookings. Send me message and I will give you price deals! there's not much more fun things to do in NYC than go fishing in central park! Fishing is in my blood and a very big passion of mine so I mastered it at the highest level let me teach you things that took me years to learn so you can take that skill back to your state or country and have tons of fun !!
My name is Austin Howd. I'm from North Carolina i got scouted to MODEL here 8 years ago and signed with Major Models NYC and have been doing that ever since! I have been fishing for 20 years and have been fishing in Central Park for 8 years. I help children and adults learn all the basics to advanced fishing. I have a YouTube channel that chronicles my fishing expeditions called bassfishingnyc. I also do deals for half day and whole day bookings. Send me message and I will give you price deal…
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Where you'll be

We will start at any one of the five ponds or lakes in Central Park depending on the species that you want to catch. Each location in central park has a different species. 72nd St. Lake is more Carp, Harlem Meer is Bass and Bluegill, Turtle Pond is Smallmouth Bass, 59th St is Bass , 103rd St. is Bass . Fish have been in central park for 30 years sometimes i take guest to hidden waterfalls in park with fish so make sure you ask best pictures !!

Rated 4.88 out of 5 from 97 reviews.

Amy
October 2020
My friend suggested this Experience, since we both live in the city and had never fished before. We both had a fantastic time! Austin is a kind and patient teacher, and we learned so much from his years of fishing experience and wealth of knowledge. It felt exhilarating when we caught fish on our very first day of fishing, thanks to Austin's expertise and guidance. The location in Central Park was also perfect!
My friend suggested this Experience, since we both live in the city and had never fished before. We both had a fantastic time! Austin is a kind and patient teacher, and we learned…
Lusi
October 2020
Fishing in Central Park with Austin was amazing and memorable! I learned a lot about fishing, the fish and the park. Austin is so passionate and knowledgeable. And of course, we caught a big unexpected bass :) Highly recommend this experience!
Fishing in Central Park with Austin was amazing and memorable! I learned a lot about fishing, the fish and the park. Austin is so passionate and knowledgeable. And of course, we ca…
Jack
October 2019
I imagine this is a decent experience for folks who have never fished. If you have, I would recommend tracking down some gear and giving it a shot on your own. If you are an absolute beginner then Austin can help you out.
Ahram
August 2019
Who can imagine fishing in the center of New York!?!?! Austin does and we did. We didn’t have any experience of fishing, but he taught us from the basic. We caught a fish in first trial, wow! My son and my husband loved this new experience and we might go to the ocean with this valuable lesson from Austin! You can catch Bluegills at south of Central park, bigger fishs for upper side of the park according to Austin.
Who can imagine fishing in the center of New York!?!?! Austin does and we did. We didn’t have any experience of fishing, but he taught us from the basic. We caught a fish in first…
Christina
July 2019
This experience was so much fun and Austin really knows what he’s doing! I’d recommend it to visitors and locals alike - super cool way to experience Central Park.
Joseph
July 2019
Austin was 1. Very knowledgeable 2. Extremely friendly 3. super fun If anyone wants to learn fishing and is in NY I would definitely recommed

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  • Wed, Nov 25
    3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    $50 per person
  • Thu, Nov 26
    7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    $50 per person
  • Thu, Nov 26
    3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    $50 per person
  • Fri, Nov 27
    7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    $50 per person
  • Fri, Nov 27
    3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    $50 per person
  • Sat, Nov 28
    7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    $50 per person
  • Sat, Nov 28
    3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    $50 per person
  • Sun, Nov 29
    7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    $50 per person

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 3 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

Snacks and Drinks if needed or we can always grab something from store. i provide everything else