SJC Parks and Recreation to host Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic March 17


St. Johns County Parks and Recreation will host the eighth annual Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic Saturday, March 17 in partnership with Ancient City Game Fish Association.

For children ages 12 and under, the event will be held at St. Augustine Marina at the foot of Vilano Beach Fishing Pier, which is located at 260 Vilano Road in St. Augustine. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. the day of the event, and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The first 200 kids will receive a free fishing pole and goodie bag as well as lunch provided by McDonald’s. Fishing awards and a raffle will take place at 11:30 am.

 Other sponsors for this event include Bombardier Recreational Products, The Bait Shack, Andy’s Taylor Rental, Sea Tow and Fishbites. For more information, contact Donna Frantz at (904) 814-0515 or