Sport Fishing is a project made for Montana. After all, a river runs through it! You will learn how to make your own fishing tackle, experience the world of aquatic ecology, and explore the relationship between fish, people and the environment. You’ll also learn about casting methods, how to decide on the proper tackle and much more.
Sport Fishing, Level 1
Learn about tackle, different casting methods and how your actions affect the fishing environment, as you improve your fishing skills.
Complete a minimum of 6 activities in “Take the Bait.” You must also participate in three additional learning activities, such as giving a demonstration, exhibiting at the fair, visiting a tackle shop or other activities to expand your knowledge. It may take up to three years to complete this level.
M Take the Bait, BU7598
Sport Fishing, Level 2
Learn more about fishing, aquatic ecology, knot tying, types of casting methods, characteristics of fish and how to prepare a fish meal for your family. You’ll also better understand the importance of fishing regulations.
To complete this project, you must do a minimum of six activities in the manual as well as participate in at least three additional learning experiences. It may take up to three years to complete this level.
M Reel in the Fun, BU7599
Sport Fishing, Level 3
Learn how to determine the age of fish, disassemble and reassemble a fishing reel, make artificial lures and flies, modify fishing equipment, design and craft a lure and collect and identify aquatic insects.
To complete this project, do a minimum of six activities in the manual as well as participate in at least three additional learning experiences. It may take up to three years to complete this level.