We live in an era of seemingly information overload, and it is delivered 24/7.
New crayons were one of my favorite back to school supplies. But, I’ll venture to say that even the mega pack of colored pencils doesn’t have the range of colors of fishing lures. This common child conversation starter is difficult for me to answer, perhaps because I fish.
As we prepare to leave a fishing legacy, we should focus on three things: knowledge, feelings of empowerment, and values of conservation. Here are three specific ways you can leave a fishing legacy with beginning anglers:
I believe it was Roderick Haig-Brown’s Seasons of an Angler that spelled out the phases that anglers experience across their life. A loose paraphrase of his work charts out five stages that go about like this:
Catfish are one of the most popular sport fish.
The numbers of women fishing have been steadily increasing over the past few years. Based on recent research, we now know that 34% of all fishing participants in the U.S. are female. Why do you think lady anglers are taking to the water in record numbers these days? Being an avid female angler myself, I have a few ideas.
From looking at participation numbers, I’m on the bandwagon to get more folks out fishing, and to figure out where we’re at I read a lot of research done by some very smart folks.
Imagine for just a minute that you are stranded on a remote island or in the deep woods without the luxury of your fishing rod and reel.
Several packages of soft plastics were combined in one package and everyone got along…
Although the first video games were invented in 1948, the first ones I remember seeing were Asteroids and Space Invaders in a pizza parlor in the late 1970’s.