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Valid state fishing permit is required for those between the ages of 16–65 wanting to fish on Greater St. Louis Area Council properties. You can purchase permits online at:



Upcoming fishing events:

Angler Education Day
Hixson Middle School | 8:30 am-2:30 pm

Do you need service hours or would you like to earn your Fishing and Fly Fishing Merit Badge? Scouts can accomplish both at Angler Education Day! Scouts are needed to help with setup, takedown and running stations. Email if interested.

For merit badges, there will be several merit badge counselors at the event. All requirements except catch a fish can be met through the various stations. (Scouts can try to catch a fish at Forest Park Fish Hatchery on Saturday, April 21.)

Saturday, April 21 | REGISTER
Dad and Lad “Fishing/Hunting” theme at Camp Warren Levis

Friday, May 18 – Sunday, May 20 | REGISTER
Certified Angling Instructor Class at Camp Warren Levis

Saturday, June 2 | REGISTER
2nd Annual Fish-o-Ree
Forest Park Fish Hatchery | 12-4:30 pm

Boy Scouts if would you like to work on your Fishing and Fly Fishing Merit Badge requirements, several merit badge counselors will be available.

Saturday, August 18 | REGISTER
Cub Scout Fishing – Adult Leader Training
Camp Vandeventer | 8:30 am-noon.

Learn how your pack can offer an age-appropriate fishing program for your Cub Scouts, where to borrow the equipment, and how to get free supplies to host a fishing event.