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Discover Nature - Fishing Lessons 1 & 2
Gear, Casting, Fish Handling, knot tying, baiting
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Forest Park Hatchery
Forest Park Hatchery
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Equipment, Casting, and Proper Fish Handling. How to Tie a Knot and Bait a Hook.
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*This lesson is required for anyone wanting to take Lessons 2-4* Discover Nature Fishing Lesson 1 & 2 This a combined class that includes instruction as well as hands-on fishing to teach young anglers and families basic fishing techniques and skills. Participants will learn parts of a fishing pole, how to properly and safely cast a spincast fishing pole, how to fasten basic fishing tackle, how to properly handle and release a fish, how to tie a proper knot, and how to properly bait a hook. All fishing gear will be provided by the instructors. Please wear clothing and close-toed shoes suitable for outdoor and water activities. It is recommended that participants bring sunglasses, a water bottle, and sunscreen. This class is for Children and Families of all ages! Children must be accompanied by an adult. All participants who complete all 4 Discover Nature Fishing Lessons will go home with a free fishing reward to encourage fishing with the family. To register your child, you may need to make a family account, or add them to an existing family account. You can also make you child their own, separate account. Please meet at the Forest Park Hatchery! Cody Diehl

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 Thursday, October 5, 2023.

Age Policy:

All registrants for this event must be between 3 and 100 years of age by 10/5/2023.