Youth Attending Kids Fishing Day Learn About Fishing While In the Hiawatha Forest

On Saturday, June 11th was Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend and National Fishing Week.  Learn 2 Fish With Us attended the 25th Kids Fishing Day which was held at Camp 7 located in the Upper Peninsula just north of Big Bay De Noc.  The youth experienced hands learning of different fishing skills while doing it in the beautiful Hiawatha National Forest.

Learn 2 Fish With Us was present providing casting instruction to the youth utilizing Shakespeare spin cast and spinning fishing combos along with Backyard Bass.  The Backyard Bass were a hit and many parents asked were they could pick them up.  Other activities during Kids Fishing Day was a trout fishing pond where the kids caught trout, Aquatic Invasive Species booth where they could learn more, Knot Tying station where they learned how to tie a Clinch knot, Casting Contest where they tried to hit the target and more!!!  Lunch was served during the event for the youth and at the end of the event each youth received a fishing combo or tackle box.  Two hundred and fifty kids attended the event along with another one hundred and twenty-five parents.    

So many groups had volunteers at the event such as the Bay De Noc Great Lake Sport Fishing Group, Us Forestry, Wildlife Unlimited and more!!! This event also had many sponsors!!!