What: The 4-H fishing project encourages youth to get outside and learn the art of fishing. They will learn about different fishing equipment, fish species, knots, rigging, and casting. Each fishing trip they take they will record weather, water conditions, and their catch. Want more? attend the optional project fishing days listed below.
Who: Open to youth ages 5-19
Cost: Free for current SC 4-H Members; $10.00 for Non-Members
Upstate Fishing Events (optional): Youth from other regions are welcome to participate in any fishing days, camping trips. All events are free unless marked otherwise. Bring your fishing pole, tackle, Fishing log and any other equipment you want to use to each event. Some group supplies may be available for use depending on the event.
Questions? Contact Carol Hamilton firstname.lastname@example.org or Mark Cathcart email@example.com
May 18th Project Launch Lake Cooley Park, Inman 9 AM- Noon
June 5th Fishing Basics Lake Cherokee, Gaffney 8AM- 10AM
June 19th Knots & Bate John D. Long Lake (Black Bottom Rd, Union) 8AM-10AM
July 8rd Stream Study & Water Quality Tyger River Park Bank (3200 Walnut Grove Rd, Roebuck, SC 29376) 8AM-Noon
July 17th Make Your Own Bate Boat Landing Dr, Gaffney, SC 29341 8AM-10AM
July 24st Canoe and Cast Lake Blalock Park Boat Ramp (E Cadence CT Chesnee, SC 29323) 8AM-10AM
August 7th Final Summer Cast Foster Park Pond (Foster Park Lake Dam D-2155, Union, SC 29379) 8AM-10AM
There may be an optional fly fishing trip in the fall for fishing project participants. Stay tuned for more information.