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RESCHEDULED Southwest Fish-Off

September 24, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bartram’s Garden Community Boathouse
5400 Lindbergh Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States

Owing to stormy weather, the Fish-Off has been rescheduled to Sunday, October 1.

We’re celebrating the tidal Schuylkill River’s autumn fish migration with a free, all-ages annual fishing derby!

No registration is necessary. Kids’ activities and snacks will be available.

Rules

  • Catch and release only.
  • One rod per person. You may use your own rod, bait, and tackle, or you may borrow our equipment; first-come, first-served.
  • Free worms available for bait.
  • Waiver and registration must be completed upon arrival.
  • All ages and abilities welcome. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Prizes will be distributed after noon.

Park at 51st St and Botanic Ave.

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Birds

Boating & Fishing

Flowers, Plants & Trees

Gardening

History

Kids' Activities

Sankofa Community Farm

Southwest Philadelphia

Water Quality

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Youth Internships

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Stroll the Schuylkill River Trail or join us for biking!

Birds

Look up! More than 100 species of birds rely on this ecosystem.

Boating & Fishing

Enjoy all that the Tidal Schuylkill River has to offer.

Flowers, Plants & Trees

See what’s blooming, find a favorite tree, and stroll the gardens and natural lands.

Gardening

Bring the Garden home! Shop for plants or grow food, trees, and more.

History

Uncover the interconnected stories of this historic site.

Kids' Activities

Join us year-round to learn, make, share, and wonder.

Sankofa Community Farm

“Go back and get it!” Growing food sovereignty with an African Diaspora focus.

Southwest Philadelphia

Resources and opportunities especially for neighbors in Southwest Philly.

Water Quality

Find our latest data on the river’s bacteria levels and recent rainfall.

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Enjoy upcoming workshops, self-care, and events. Are you a Southwest artist? Let’s partner!

Youth Internships

Calling Southwest students: paid internships available with the river, the farm, and the trees.