Outagamie Conservation Club Kids Fishing Day was a huge success during Wisconsin’s Free Fishing Weekend. Over three hundred youth a ttended the event which was held in Hortonville, Wisconsin. During the event youth enjoyed the outdoors by fishing in a stocked pond, learning more about fishing through hands on education and archery.
Captain Greg and volunteers of Learn 2 Fish With Us educated youth on casting accurately and safely, how to tie a Clinch and Palomar knot and how to identify the different fish, skills that will really help while they fish. During the day youth had the opportunity to fish in a stocked pond that had northern, bass, trout, perch, bluegill and crappie. You should have seen all the smiles and youth yelling ‘got another one’. The biggest fish for the day was a twenty-one inch bass, what a lunker!!
In 2023, Learn 2 Fish With Us will host fishing clinics in which schools will take a field trip to Outagamie Conservation Club where students will learn about the skills and equipment needed to begin fishing and then will go fishing in the stocked pond. Captain Greg so looks forward to working with the Outagamie Conservation Club to introduce this program!!