Cops and Bobbers Fishing Clinic


At this time, the event is at capacity, and we cannot accept any more participants. You may add your child’s name to the waiting list below. Someone from the SPD will contact you if an opening becomes available. We appreciate the interest and support for this program.

Children ages 6 years to 13 years old are invited to enjoy a afternoon of fishing with officers from the Springfield Police Department. Registration will be limited to 75 children on a first-come, first-served basis.

Fishing poles and bait will be provided as well as light snacks and refreshments.

Date: Sunday, October 8, 2023
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Illinois Department of Natural Resources Pond
                   1 Natural Resources Way at the Illinois State Fairgrounds
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If you have to cancel your registration, please email

Questions? Call 217.331.3660

Sponsored by the Springfield Police Department, PB& PA Unite #5, City of Springfield, and Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

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