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Introduction to Fishing

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Introduction to Fishing, Fall 2010
Alabama Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop

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Redear Sunfish caught by a woman
A redear sunfish was caught during the class.
Woman with a catfish
A fine channel catfish was the first fish caught.
Traci George teaching at the BOW.
Traci George shows the ladies how the fishing line lays on the reel.
Catching a Backyard Bass
The ladies enjoy practicing casting skills with Backyard Bass.
Casting practicing.
Ladies begin "Introduction to Fishing" by practicing casting.
 
Lucinda catches a big Backyard Bass.
Lucinda hooks a  Backyard Bass.
Casting fun.
The Alabama Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop participants enjoy the casting during "Introduction to Fishing."
Casting practice.
Spincast rods and reels are used at the beginning of the class.

Participant tries what she learned in "Introduction to Fishing."
Bliss catching.
Bliss catching.

Participants watch Doug Darr demonstrates filleting a fish.
 

After seeing, participants are given a chance for doing.
Fishing at the 4-H Center
Alabama BOW participants enjoy fishing during the last portion of "Introduction to Fishing."

A bluegill was caught during the "Introduction to Fishing" class.
Participant successfully fillets a fish.
Participant successfully fillets a fish.

Alabama BOW
The ladies tie on their own hook.

Fishing
Lucinda and Bliss fish.
Baiting up. Ladies Fishing
Ladies Fishing
Fishing is fun.


Participants may bait their own hook or staff will bait it for them.

Having fun in fishing class. Woman releases a catfish.


Alabama Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop "Introduction to Fishing" participants choose their own bait: crickets or worms.

Mr. Doug Darr
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Take someone fishing with you
and make a friend for life.

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