Kids love fishing! Teaching a child to fish and enjoy the outdoors can be a very rewarding experience.
Want to get kids involved in fishing? As a parent there are a variety of ways to do this. You can visit a local fishing pier, tackle shop or contact your local fishing club.
Many fishing clubs have annual kid’s day events and is a wonderful way to bring together the family for a healthy outdoor experience.
What to bring
Below are a few good items to help make the day as enjoyable as it should be:
- light jackets
- hand towel a simple short rod and reel – less likely to walk it into obstacles
- small knife
- needle nose pliers
- nail clippers (for cutting line)
- digital camera
- drinking water
- a bucket, zip-lock bags and/or a tote bag (to put all this in!)
Taking the kids fishing is a fun moment for all that can prove to highly rewarding. Being able to watch them catch their fish with what’s always a big smile on their face is priceless for any parent to see.
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Here’s a video of a young man’s first fish, confronting for the little guy but we all start somewhere!