Angler Expo 2024 at Bonham State Park June 1
By Linda Brinlee, Bonham State Park
Jun 1, 2024
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Bonham, Texas -- Be ready for a fun-filled day for adults and children alike and discover the wonder and intrigue of all things aquatic. The Angler Expo is Saturday, June 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Earn your Beginner Angler Certification and First Fish Award. Whether you bring your own fishing equipment or borrow from the park, get ready for a great day of fishing.

No fishing license is required. Also, free bait will be available.

Richard Owen hooks a largemouth bass.

Other activities include:

  • Fish Identification and Anatomy Game
  • Invertebrate Touch Tank
  • Habitat and Critters – What’s in Our Lake?
  • Fisherman Knots – Is It a Knot or Not?
  • Rods, Reels and Tackle, OH MY!
  • Regulations, Ethics, and Safety
  • Casting Game – Put the Bait Where the Fish Are!
  • Art & Crafts

Bring plenty of water, sunscreen, a hat, and be ready for a fun filled day! Entrance fee is $4.00 for visitors 13 years old and up. Children, 12 years old and younger, are free.

Other June activities include ranger guided CCC Hike on June 8, Night Creatures on June 14, and Night Sky on June 28. Summertime outdoor skills workshops include Dutch Oven 101 on June 15, Geocaching with a Challenge on June 15 , and Anchored in Safety- How to be Safe In and Around Water on June 22.

On Father’s Day, June 16, the park will host Fossil Fun and then wrap up the month with Games and Craft Outpost on June 29.

Check out Bonham State Park on Facebook, or our webpage, for additional details and dates.