If you are reading this you are most likely an angler. When you started your fishing career, there was probably someone who started you in the outdoors. In many cases it may be your father, but often it could be your mother, uncle or neighbor. To keep the angling tradition alive, we must pass the torch to younger anglers.
Many anglers, even experienced ones, are unsure about taking youngsters fishing. Below are some tips for family fishing.
- Select a pond, small lake or slow moving stream with a good supply of bluegill, sunfish, small bass or even chubs and suckers. Lots of fish beats big fish when you are six. Avoid fast moving rivers and streams as well as steep banked lakes. This will make your trip much safer.
- Go for short periods of time. Often a three year old will fish for thirty minutes and be ready to chase frogs and throw rocks. As children get older, their attention More...