Sunday, October 31, 2010

FWC Field Trip

On Thursday we went to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for a field trip. 20 students went to learn about fishing and the fish themselves. We were educated in the correct way to dehook a fish, how to tie a fisherman's knot, and how to correctly cast. After learning the students were able to go fish for themselves. Only a couple of fish were caught but everybody was happy when they went home because every kid was given a fishing rod, a tackle box full of everything they would need, and a certificate with their name on it showing that they completed the course.

Here is the link to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission-
http://myfwc.com/

BIG thanks to Mrs. Jennifer Saranzak for taking her time to teach us and thank you to her mom, Helen, who was her assistant for the day.

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