Intro to Fishing Classes at Lake Merced

Intro to fishing class at Lake Merced

Come and fish at San Francisco’s beautiful Lake Merced this fall beginning Saturday, September 27, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  These classes are perfect for fledgling anglers,ages 8 and up, and will cover basic fishing techniques taught by our experienced staff.  Lake Merced is home to common species such as rainbow trout, catfish, black bass, carp and sunfish.  We provide the equipment; all you need is a fishing license if you’re 16 or older.  Meet at the Lake Merced Boathouse at 1 Harding Drive.  Fishing licenses can be purchased via the California Fish & Wildlife website at or at your local fishing shop. $25 per student. Register online at For more information, email See the class flyer here.