TAKE ME FISHING 101: Fishing with Kids [Official]

TAKE ME FISHING 101: Fishing with Kids [Official]


>>WHO WANTS TO GO FISHING?>>ME!>>YEAH? WELL LET’S GO!>>FISHING WITH KIDS IS GREAT WAY TO SPEND TIME TOGETHER IN THE OUTDOORS. HERE ARE A FEW TIPS TO ENSURE BOTH YOU AND YOUR KIDS HAVE A GOOD TIME.>>OKAY, WHAT ARE WE SUPPOSED TO SAY? LOOK OUT THERE AND TALK TO THEM.>>HERE FISHY, FISHY, FISHY! (music)>>TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE OFFERS LOTS OF FAMILY-FRIENDLY FISHING OPPORTUNITIES.>>WELCOME GANG, WELCOME! HOW ARE YOU DOING TODAY?>>A GREAT PLACE TO BEGIN IS AT A STATE PARK. YOU DON’T NEED A FISHING LICENSE TO FISH WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF A STATE PARK AND MANY PARKS OFFER FREE FISHING CLASSES FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS. TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE ALSO STOCKS URBAN-AREA PONDS AND LAKES AS PART OF OUR NEIGHBORHOOD FISHIN’ PROGRAM. EVEN IF YOU LIVE IN THE CITY, CHANCES ARE THERE’S A GREAT FISHING SPOT NEARBY. CHECK THE TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE WEBSITE FOR FREE CHILDREN’S FISHING EVENTS IN YOUR AREA. YOU MIGHT PLAN ON SPENDING AN HOUR ACTUALLY FISHING THE FIRST TIME. MOST KIDS HAVE SHORT ATTENTION SPANS. IF THEY GET TIRED OF FISHING, TAKE A BREAK AND EXPLORE YOUR SURROUNDINGS OR GO FOR A SWIM. KEEP THE EQUIPMENT SIMPLE.>>THERE YOU GO.>>CHILDREN CAN EASILY HANDLE A CANE POLE OR SPINCASTING COMBO AND THE LIKELIHOOD OF CATCHING A SMALL SUNFISH OR EVEN A BASS IS JUST AS HIGH AS WITH MORE COMPLEX EQUIPMENT AND A WHOLE LOT LESS FRUSTRATING.>>THERE YOU GO YOUNG MAN. STICK YOUR THUMB IN THERE AND HOLD THAT FISH UP!>>IT’S A GOOD IDEA TO USE BARBLESS HOOKS. HERE YOU CAN SEE HOW MUCH EASIER THEY ARE TO WORK WITH THAN A BARBED HOOK AND THEY MINIMIZE THE POSSIBILITY OF AN INJURY TO YOU AND YOUR CHILD.>>HOLD THE HOOK. HERE’S YOUR BAIT.>>MANY KIDS ARE UNEASY WITH LIVE BAIT. BAIT THEIR HOOKS FOR THEM OR TRY ALTERNATIVES LIKE HOT DOGS, KERNEL CORN OR CHEESE.>>WHAT DO I DO NOW?>>A LIVE FISH CAN BE FRIGHTENING TO SOME CHILDREN.>>NO!>>TEACH CHILDREN RESPECT FOR THE FISH, HOW TO HANDLE AND RELEASE IT SAFELY.>>SEE, HE’S SWIMMING AWAY!>>LET YOUR CHILD BUILD A SERIES OF SMALL SUCCESSES.>>WHAT’S THAT?>>A BOBBER.>>THEY’LL GAIN CONFIDENCE AS THEY LEARN HOW TO ATTACH A BOBBER, HOW TO CAST AND IDENTIFY TYPES OF FISH.>>EXCELLENT!>>BRING ALONG PLENTY OF DRINKS AND SNACKS TO KEEP KIDS FROM GETTING CRANKY. AND DON’T FORGET SUN PROTECTION AND A SMALL FIRST AID KIT.>>THERE YOU GO.>>REMEMBER, THE NUMBER ONE GOAL IS TO HAVE FUN. EVEN IF YOUR KIDS DON’T CATCH FISH, THEY’LL HAVE HAPPY MEMORIES OF SPENDING TIME TOGETHER.>>COME ON, D’OH! D’OH! D’OH! D’OH! HE’S A BIG ONE! D’OH! COME ON! GRANDPA! D’OH! D’OH! COME ON! I CAUGHT A FISH! CAN I THROW HIM BACK IN?

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