July 23, 2020 – Equipment, Casting, and Proper Fish Handling. How to Tie a Knot and Bait a Hook.

Lesson 1: Equipment, Casting and Proper Fish Handling combines instruction with hands-on fishing to teach young anglers and families basic fishing techniques and skills. Participants will learn how to properly and safely cast a spincast fishing rod, parts of a fishing rod, how to fasten basic fishing tackle and how to properly handle and release a fish.

Lesson 2: How to Tie a Knot and Bait a Hook combines instruction with hands-on fishing to teach young anglers and families intermediate fishing techniques and skills. Participants will learn to tie an improved clinch knot and how to properly secure bait on hooks.

Fishing equipment, instructors/coaches and bait/lures will be provided. Ages 7 and above. All children ages 7-15 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Cancellation Policies: You must cancel your registration before Thursday, July 23, 2020.

Age Policy: All registrants for this event must be between 7 and 99 years of age by 7/23/2020.

Event Details

Cost: FREE
Date: Thursday, July 23, 2020
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Instructor: John Rittel

Location:
Platte Ridge Park
17130 MO Hwy 371
Platte City, MO 64079

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