Taylor County 4-H Sportfishing

What is 4-H Sportfishing?

The world of youth sportfishing is about more than just catching fish. Youth learn angling skills, how to make and properly rig their own tackle, important principles of aquatic and marine ecology, and they form a better understanding of the relationship between fish, people and the environment.

Who is Involved with Florida 4-H Sportfishing?

National groups involved in youth sportfishing include:

What educational materials are available?

Sportfishing Outcomes

Through participation in sportfishing projects and activities, youth will:

  • Develop the life skills of decision making, communicating, leadership, planning, and organizing.
  • Build confidence and a positive self-image.
  • Learn new skills in using a variety of fishing equipment.
  • Make and repair fishing tackle.
  • Understand the ecological and social basics of fisheries management.
  • Learn to fish responsibly.

Sportfishing Camps

For more information about Florida Sportfishing, contact Karen Blyler, 4-H Youth Development Coordinator at (352) 846-0996 ext 246. To get involved in Taylor County 4-H Sportfishing, contact Clay Olson, Taylor County Extension Agent at (850) 838-3508.

 

 

For more information about Florida Sportfishing, contact Karen Blyler, 4-H Youth Development Coordinator at (352) 846-0996 ext 246. To get involved in Taylor County 4-H Sportfishing, contact Clay Olson, Taylor County Extension Agent at (850) 838-3508.