Date: Saturday, February 1, 2014
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
Location: Boca Grande Community Park (If there is rain, the event will be held indoors at the Boca Grande Community Center)
Cost: The cost to participate is free, but space is limited.
Extras: Every child attending will receive a rod, reel and tackle courtesy of Save the Tarpon.
How to sign up: Please fill out the form at the bottom of the page to reserve your spot in this free fishing seminar. There are 20 spots available for this first seminar. Each spot is for one child and one accompanying adult.
Save the Tarpon is presenting a free fishing seminar for parents or grandparents to bring their children or grandchildren and learn basic angling skills from some of the areas most respected fishing guides. The guides will work both with the children, and their parents, to provide adequate knowledge for a successful family outing at one of the many public fishing areas found in our region. We also hope to encourage participation in the local youth fishing tournaments sponsored by Lee County Parks & Rec, by providing the skills and education necessary to form confident young anglers. (For more information on the Youth Fishing Tournament, please contact Joe Wier at (941) 964-2564 or email@example.com.)
The event is free and open to the public. No prior fishing experience is necessary (its actually preferred).
Leading the seminar is Capt. Frank Davis, Capt. Van Hubbard, Capt. Tom McLaughlin, and Capt. Rhett Morris. The Captains will be available to answer beginner fishing questions.
Topics covered during this fun and informative two hour session include: how to pick out the right gear and tackle, what kinds of bait to use, what licenses you need, where you can go fishing, what you should expect to catch, local laws and regulations, proper fish handling, how to safely revive and release a fish, and much more.
All children will leave with a rod, reel, and tackle box complete with the gear needed to fish a local public fishing pier.
You must fill out the form below to reserve your spot in this seminar.
Please fill out the form below to participate in the free fishing seminar on February 1, 2014. Remember, space is limited, so only sign up if you are committed to attending on this day.
If you need to cancel your reservation, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org asap so we may open your spot to another eager young angler. Thank you!