Back again for 2019, Wollondilly Leisure Centre is teaming up to help raise funds for “Our Community Pantry” at Bargo. Our first “FiSHiN Wollondilly” was a great success with over 2000 people coming along to try their luck and help the junior members of their families catch a fish. 2019’s event will be on the 3rd & 4th August and also the following weekend 10th and 11th August.

Save the dates for the first two weekends in August 2019


  • The FiSHiN event will run over two weekends, 3rd & 4th + 10th & 11th August
  • There will be 3 morning sessions and 3 afternoon sessions each day
  • Each fishing session will run for 1 hour – The pool will be divided up into individual spots
  • Each ticket gets you 1 spot for 1 hour (you can buy multiple sessions in a row or multiple spots)
  • A family can share a spot, with one person allowed to fish at a time
  • Fishing spots are allocated on the day, no reservations
  • You can keep one fish per session, catch more than one & put it back

Session Times

  • Morning 6:30am, 7:45am, 9:00am
  • Afternoon 2:00pm, 3:15pm, 4:30pm

Fishing Spots

  • Share the spot between a family, but only one person gets to fish at a time
  • There is a limit of ‘one fishing line’ per spot

Fish Limit
Yes, you can take the fish home to eat. There are likely to be some catch limits:

  • Weekend 1 – You can take 1 fish per session
  • Weekend 2 – You can take 1 fish per session
  • Weekend 2 – Late Sunday – you can take several fish

Just like fishing in the ‘wild’, you’re not guaranteed to catch a fish!


Fishing Gear and Bait 

  • We have Reels, Lines & Bait & tackle
  • Bring your own – welcome to bring your own gear (no lures or fly fishing)
  • Cleaning & Gutting will be provided on the day!
  • Bag to take the fish home


  • No overhead casting and no lures, due to the number & experience of the participants
  • No ‘fly fishing’ due to the number & experience of the participants
  • You are fishing at your own risk, parental supervision is essential around the pool
  • Children under 13yrs must be accompanied be an adult

Fish FAQ’s

  • The fish are farm bread and normally sold to fish markets and supermarkets for consumption
  • There is a mixture of Rainbow, Brown and Spotted Brown Trout
  • The fish size are 25cm and up to 60cm
  • Fish can be taken home and eaten