July 30, 2020 – Five Common Missouri Fish - Their Anatomy, Habitat, and Life Cycle. Fishing with Lures and Fishing Regulations.

You must take Discover Nature - Fishing Lesson 1 before you can take this class.

Lesson 3: Five Common Missouri Fish-Their Anatomy, Habitat, and Life Cycle combines instruction with hands-on fishing to teach young anglers and families basic biological concepts and functions specific to largemouth bass, bluegill, hybrid sunfish, channel catfish and rainbow trout. Participants will learn the different components of fish anatomy and their functions. In addition, participants will learn about various types of fish habitat and aquatic food webs.

Lesson 4: Fishing with Lures and Fishing Regulations combines instruction with hands-on fishing to teach young anglers and families how to properly select a fishing lure based on desired fish species, weather and water conditions. In addition, participants will learn how to identify and understand fishing regulations.

Fishing equipment, instructors/coaches and bait/lures will be provided. All children ages 7-15 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Participants must have completed Lessons 1 and 2 prior to attending Lesson 3 & 4. Participants do not need a fishing permit to fish during this program.

Cancellation Policies: You must cancel your registration before Thursday, July 30, 2020.

Age Policy: All registrants for this event must be between 7 and 99 years of age by 7/30/2020.

 

Event Details

Cost: FREE
Date: Thursday, July 30, 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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