Get Hooked on Fishing!    Big M Fishery is the place to go!    Great outdoor fun for the whole family!    NO FISHING LICENSE REQUIRED!      

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Our Prices:        

$15.00 / person (Day Rate)

Includes first two (2) pounds of fish.

Fish all day Catch-n-Release or Catch and Take home.

Day Rate does not included pole rental, bait, tackle, fish cleaning or any ancillary fees.

$3.00 Visitor Fee

Visitor fee is for all non-fishing chaperones.

Children under the age of two are free with paid adult.



Catch-n-Release all day in any of the five ponds our Fish Park has to offer; fish for Rainbow Trout, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Redear Sunfish, and Channel Catfish.  Trout fishing is seasonal (winter, spring and fall), however our Catfish ponds are stocked regularly through out the summer. 

Catch and Take Home

Included in the Day Rate, individuals are allowed the first two (2) pounds of fish (Catfish or Trout) with each admission.  There is no limit to the number of fish you can catch, however any additional weight exceeding the first 2-pounds is charged by the pound (live weight) at the following prices:


TROUT        $7.65 /lb.

CATFISH     $5.85 /lb.

There is a mandatory claim for all hurt fish and normal fees will apply to any fish in hand.  All fish "in hand" are sold live weight by the pound.



Trout using Shelton self releasing barbless hooks or

Catfish using Gamakatsu Octopus Barbless hooks.

All Bass lures are OK!

Barbless Catfish Hooks   $.65 ea

Shelton Hooks    $5.00 ea

sold upon check-in

Pole Rental - All Day $3.50

Includes barbless or self releasing hook

All our poles are rigged and ready to fish with tackle to promote catch-n-release.

We encourage guests to bring their own poles, however fishing in our ponds will require our staff to rig the poles with either barbless or self releasing hooks.


Fish Cleaning Service:

 Each fish caught will be cleaned, bagged, and placed on ice ready for the grill prior to your departure.  A minimum cleaning fee of $1.50 per fish will apply for any other species or special request.

Trout                   $  .50 per fish

Catfish Fillets     $1.50 per fish

Lunch Menu

Hot Dog                   $3.00

Hot Dog Meal         $5.00

(Includes Chips, Soda or Water)


Cast-Away Birthday Package:

Price Starts at $14.95 / Person

* Includes: All fishing equipment,

* 25 meal worms for every person fishing

* Staff member will help assist the group for an

hour and thirty minutes while fishing

* Reserved picnic area with tables and BBQ's

Group rates are available for parties of ten (10) or more people fishing; it makes an economical and enjoyable outing for scout groups, family days, school field lessons, and company picnics.  For more information about our group package visit our Group link located on our navigation menu, or to register, please click on the link below.

Group Reservation form

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Discounts are available for parties of twenty or more people fishing. If you would like further information on pricing for a large group reservation, e-mail us at the link on the right or call our business office during normal business hours Tuesday, 9am - 3pm

Wednesday through Sunday 6am to 4pm. 

(916) 543-3113.

Additional Group Pricing info



2014 Season Passes

On sale now, click on the link above for further details.



Gift Certificates

$15.00, $30.00, $45.00, and $60.00

Each gift certificate is printed on resume paper.  Gift certificates can be personalized and make a great gift idea for that special occasion.  Please contact us directly for more information on how to purchase gift certificates.



Big M Fishery opens the first weekend in March every year and the fishing continues through the winter months. Our regular fishing season begins in March and remains open through the last weekend in November. The fish park opens again introducing our winter season in December and January. Big M is closed February, Easter Sunday, &Thanksgiving Day.

All Prices are effective March 1, 2014 and may be subject to change at any time throughout our regular fishing season.


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