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Discover Nature - Fishing Lessons 1 & 2
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Forest Park Hatchery
Forest Park Hatchery
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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DETAILS

Equipment, Casting, and Proper Fish Handling. How to Tie a Knot and Bait a Hook.
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Lessons 1&2 Lesson 1: This lesson must be taken before any of the other Discover Nature Fishing lessons 2-4. Participants will learn parts of a fishing pole, how to properly and safely cast a spin-cast fishing pole, how to fasten basic fishing tackle, and how to properly handle and release a fish. Lesson 2: Participants will learn intermediate fishing techniques and skills as well as hands-on fishing. Participants will be taught how to tie an improved clinch knot and how to properly secure a variety of baits to various kinds of hooks. All fishing gear will be provided by the instructors. Please wear clothing suitable for outdoor and water activities. We will be following current masking and distancing guidelines. It is recommended that participants bring sunglasses, a water bottle, and sunscreen. This class is for ages 6 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All persons in your group MUST be individually registered. Directions to the Hatchery: Use the Forest Park entrance at West Pine Parkway off Kingshighway Blvd, and turn left on Grand Drive. Patricia A Behle

Location Information

Originally established in 1879, the Forest Park Hatchery was the first fish culture activity in Missouri. Today this fish hatchery is no longer operated for fish farming but rather for educational programming.

Cancellation Policies:

You must cancel your registration before Saturday, September 25, 2021.

Age Policy:

All registrants for this event must be between 6 and 99 years of age by 9/25/2021.