The Family & Youth Casting Call

Getting kids outdoors, active, and hooked on fishing! and educated about the importance of our natural resources.

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 10am to 3pm - Fletcher's Boat House

In 2013, we taught over 700 people how to fish, engaged them in the environment and gave them tools to be better stewards of the natural resources we all cherish.  Join us in 2014! Learn more from our Blog post below.

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Spend a day fishing in the C&O Canal - we provide the instructors and all the gear you will need to catch fish! When not fishing, children will participate in fun, educaitonal activities like water quality testing, fly casting or fly tying, fish art, scavenger hunts, touch tanks and so much more! Partner agencies and organizations will have displays set up to learn about how they are helping fish and fishing across the country. Don’t miss this fantastic day of family fun!

"My kids have always wanted to go fishing, but I have been too intimidated by the learning curve to take them out. Now I have the confidence to take them fishing anywhere.” –Proud Parent
 
 "What an experience for our kids!  They were beaming on the ride home to Frederick.  As I moved down the bus aisle on our way home, every single student wanted to talk to me about the day.  I continue to marvel at all the volunteers who work so hard for our kids.  Thank you so very much for a fantastic day...we'll never forget it!” –Monocacy Middle School Teacher

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