Volunteers sought for Martin Co. kids’ fishing clinic
Monday, August 22, 2011
Media contact: Nancy Fisher, 850-488-7152
Can you cast a line without snagging a shrub? Do you know what
an improved clinch knot is? Can you tell a snapper from a snook?
Are you an ethical angler and interested in sharing those ideals
If you answered yes to some or all of these questions, the
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) hopes
you'll consider volunteering at an upcoming fishing clinic for
The FWC will host a
free kids' fishing clinic Sept. 10 at Indian RiverSide Park in
Jensen Beach. The goal of the clinic is to create responsible
marine resource stewards by teaching children about the
vulnerability of Florida's marine ecosystems and to teach them
ethical angling skills. The FWC also strives to teach fundamental
saltwater fishing knowledge and to provide kids with a positive
Volunteers are needed to work educational stations on fishing,
tackle, knot-tying, casting and other fishing basics.
If you are interested in becoming a
volunteer, please call the FWC's Division of Marine Fisheries
Management, Outreach and Education office at 850-488-6058.