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Sportfishing

Do you like to be outdoors? Do you like to fish? Would you like to learn how to tie flies? Then this is the project for you. You will learn about types of fish, variety of sportfishing equipment, how to make and repair tackle, understand the ecological and social basics of fisheries and management.

Take The Bait
Jr./Int./Sr. 

This unit is for members 8-18 years old.

Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • Different casting methods
  • How to decide on the proper tackle
  • Basics of aquatic ecology
  • Importance of clean environment

Reel in the Fun
Jr./Int./Sr. 

This unit is for members 8-18 years old.

Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • How to tie fishing knots
  • Practice different types of casting
  • Make your own fishing tackle
  • Study the different characteristics of fish
  • Recognize the importance of water quality for fish habitat
  • Understand why fishing regulations are important
  • Prepare a fish meal for the family

Cast into the Future
Jr./Int./Sr. 

This unit is for members 8-18 years old.

Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • Learn how to determine the age of fish
  • Disassemble and reassemble a fishing reel
  • Make artificial flies and lures
  • Modify fishing equipment
  • Design and craft a lure
  • Collect and identify aquatic insects