This free workshop is open to anyone 18 or older interested in learning and teaching fishing skills in their communities. Topics include: equipment, knot-tying, fish ID and habitats, regs, ethics and safety. All equipment and materials are provided for the workshop. After certification, the program provides the curriculum, equipment (where available), materials and support to help volunteers successfully introduce others to fishing. Ideal for fishing clubs, teachers, scout or youth group leaders, after school or camp staff and community volunteers. TEA-approved CPE available for teachers. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and footwear for outdoor activities.
Optional Fly Fishing Certification: For those with some fly fishing experience. Fly casting and fly-tying skills will be covered at the end of the workshop. Please bring your fly fishing rod/reel. To receive instructor certification, you must attend the entire workshop from 10 am to 3:30pm.
Pre-registration is required and is limited to 20 attendees. See the link to TPWD for sign-up details.