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Community Fishing

Community fishing at the Sydney International Regatta Centre

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).
Age group: 
All ages (children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian)
30/04/2019 - 9:00am
30/04/2019 - 5:00pm
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sydney International Regatta Centre
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

You can enrol into our programs online or by phoning 13 13 02.

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