9 Fun Ways to Celebrate Go Fishing Day


If you love fishing, you HAVE to celebrate Go Fishing Day with us! Do you like celebrating year round? If you don’t like to wait for major national holidays to roll around, then start celebrating the lesser known holidays {like Go Fishing Day!} Did you know that just about every day of the year has been designated as a “holiday”? Celebrating the wacky and fun day can bring tons of enjoyment. That’s why we are planning on making every day a holiday. Here are 9 Fun Ways to Celebrate Go Fishing Day!

What is National Go Fishing Day? Well, it’s the day to take time from your daily routine to find a stream, pond, lake or river, bait your hook, cast your line and catch a fish or two. Go Fishing Day falls on June 18th of every year. It’s hands down one of our favorite June Holidays! Who doesn’t love the tranquil peace and bonding fishing gives?

June holidays

How are you going to celebrate National Go Fishing Day? We are planning on fishing, playing a game of Go Fish, cooking fish, and even throw a party with friends and family.

Ways to Celebrate

Ways to Celebrate

1. This darling vintage fishing party is full of swimmingly adorable ideas from Catch My Party. And, how fabulous is this boat bait shop? Love it! There are also some fun themed food ideas including wiggly worm cups, fishing poles, bobber marshmallows and brownie fish.

Go Fishing Jar

2. Today is a great day to make a Go Fishing Mason Jar Gift from The Gunny Sack. Load the jar up with snacks and items you might eat use while fishing. It also makes a great party favor.



3. This art project is easy to set up for and super fun for your kids to make from Made Everyday! Goes perfectly with the book “Ten Little Fish.” An educational yet fun activity perfect for preschool aged children!

Little Fishy Cupcakes

4. Learn how to transform cupcakes into adorable fishy cupcakes from Two Sisters Crafting. They’re perfect for a tropical, pool or sea themed party.

Go Fish

Go Fish

5. This DIY Kids Fishing Game from Hello Little Home provides hours of fun and makes a great gift!  You’ll make a simple fishing rod using a dowel, string, and a magnet. Kids can catch a fish by matching the magnet at the end of the rod with the one in the fish’s nose.  If you can glue and sew a seam, then you can make this easy game!

Go Fish Game

6. This deck of customized Go-Fish cards is so adorable! Follow the tutorial from The Crafting Chicks to create your own deck from family photos.  This is fantastic for a grandparent gift, and what kid wouldn’t love to play a game with their face on it?!

magnetic fishing hole

7. Here’s a great carnival game to be played outside. Kids will have tons of fun “fishing” with the magnetized poles and fish from Carnival Savers.

Fish Recipes

8. The flavors of chili and lime make this healthy cod dish a favorite from Fashionable Foods. The seasoned fish is full of flavor!

9. The cabbage slaw combined with corn, jalapeno and mild fish make this one of the best fish tacos you’ll ever have from Delish!

9 Fun Ways to Celebrate Go Fishing Day

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Go Fishing Day
Difficulty Cost Time Age Person Event
$1 to $25
30 Minutes
-- Anyone
Activity or Game

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