Fishing

Jekyll Island

Size: 
5700 acres

Location

Jekyll Island
214 Stable Road
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
United States
Phone: (877) 453 - 5955
31° 3' 38.142" N, 81° 25' 12.9684" W

Jekyll Island is a barrier island on Georgia's coast that is located midway between Savannah and Jacksonville, Florida. The island is owned by state of Georgia and operated by the Jekyll Island Authority. Development is limited to 35 percent of the island, preserving most of it as native ecosystem.

Humboldt Lagoons State Park

Size: 
2256 acres

Location

Humboldt Lagoons State Park
15336 Highway 101
Trinidad, CA 95570
United States
Phone: (707) 677-3570
41° 9' 35.2044" N, 124° 7' 3.738" W

Humboldt Lagoons State Park protects three lagoons on the Pacific Coast in northwest California which are part of the nation's largest lagoon system. Big Lagoon is the largest lagoon and located to the south, Stone Lagoon is located in the middle, and Freshwater Lagoon is the smallest and northernmost lagoon. Dry Lagoon was previously drained by farmers and is now a wetland area.

Hearthstone Point Campground

Location

Hearthstone Point Campground
3298 Lake Shore Drive
Lake George, NY 12845
United States
Phone: (518) 668-5193
43° 27' 25.4844" N, 73° 41' 39.6312" W

Hearthstone Point Campground is part of New York's Adirondack Park and is located on the shores of Lake George two miles north of the Village of Lake George.

Camping is the primary activity at Hearthstone Point and families can stay at one of the 251 tent and trailer sites. The campground features flush toilets, hot showers, recycling center and trailer dump station. Properly licensed and leashed pets are permitted.

Third Annual WILD Outdoor Expo Sept. 15-16

The NJDEP's third annual NJ Wild Outdoor Expo will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 15-16, 2012 at the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area.

Families can discover new ways to enjoy New Jersey's great outdoors and will have an opportunity to try a broad spectrum of outdoor activities such as hiking, geocaching, fishing, kayaking, rock climbing and camping skills. There will also be demonstrations of sporting and tracking dogs, turkey calling and crafts.

Mount Washington State Forest

Size: 
4169 acres

Location

Mount Washington State Forest
Mount Washington Road
Mt. Washington, MA 01258
United States
Phone: (413) 528-0330
42° 8' 49.8264" N, 73° 28' 45.8796" W

Mount Washington State Forest is located in southwest Massachusetts and protects a 4169-acre hardwood forest that had once been clear-cut between the late-1700s and mid-1800s.

Bash Bish Falls State Park

Location

Bash Bish Falls State Park
Falls Road
Mount Washington, MA 01258
United States
Phone: (413) 528-0330
42° 6' 35.5896" N, 73° 29' 16.9872" W

Bash Bish Falls State Park is located in Southwest Massachusetts and is home to the state's highest single-drop waterfall. The Bash Bish Brook cascades down Bash Bish Mountain before making a 60-foot drop over the falls.

Bash Bish State Park offers day use recreation including fishing and hiking. The trail is accessed via a moderately difficult trail. There is a range of wildlife in the area, including black bear and bobcat.

Reid State Park

Size: 
610 acres

Location

Reid State Park
375 Seguinland Road
Georgetown, ME 04548
United States
Phone: (207) 371-2303
43° 47' 35.6568" N, 69° 43' 10.8084" W

Reid State Park is located on Georgetown Island in Sagadahoc County, Maine. The island is located on the Atlantic coast in southern Maine. The was created in 1946 when Walter E. Reid donated the land to the State of Maine and represents Maine's first state-owned saltwater beach.

Reid State Park contains several wide sandy beaches, which are uncommon on the Maine coastline. Families can enjoy swimming and fishing in the waters or a hike on one of the trails. There is a picnic area and food service available.

Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park

Size: 
342 acres

Location

Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park
2 Barefoot Beach Boulevard
Bonita Springs, FL 34134
United States
Phone: (239) 591-8596
26° 19' 6.852" N, 81° 50' 24.4932" W

Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park is located on a barrier island in Southwest Florida's Gulf Coast and is part of the Collier County park system. The park features 8200 feet of beach on the Gulf of Mexico that is popular for swimming and fishing. Little Hickory Bay and Wiggins Pass are other major water features within the preserve.

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

Size: 
3200 acres

Location

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
955 Weldon Road
Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
United States
Phone: (973) 326-7631
41° 0' 39.4308" N, 74° 33' 49.6908" W

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation is located in Jefferson Township, New Jersey and is the largest park in the Morris County park system. A major feature of the park is the Headley Overlook, which is one of the highest points in the county park system. The highest point within Morris County is located along the Pine Swamp Trail and is 1395 feet above sea level.

Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Size: 
6498 acres

Location

Calaveras Big Trees State Park
1170 State Highway 4
Arnold, CA 95223
United States
Phone: (209) 795-2334
38° 16' 39.0648" N, 120° 18' 33.4728" W

Calaveras Big Trees State Park is located in Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties, California. The park is located in the middle elevations of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and preserves two groves of giant sequoia trees. The sequoia trees can grow to over 325 feet tall and have trunks more than 30 feet in diameter. It is believed some of the trees in the park are over 2000 years old.

The Stanislaus River is another prominent feature of the park which offers fishing for trout.