Fishcare – Learn to Fish: Beginners and Kids Workshop

1:30PM Saturday 21 October

Eildon Pondage Lions BBQ Shelter (next to Eildon Big Fish Challenge Registration Tent)

Fishcare Victoria members will be conducting a clinic for any juniors to attend with parents with other interested persons welcome to attend. The workshop/clinic will provide excellent information for beginners, and the more experienced junior fishers to improve their skills.

Then a practical fishing session may take place. depending on the Weather and the availability of the Pondage Fishing Pontoon. Some suitable prizes will be available for the juniors who attend.
Experienced presenters will conduct all sessions.

  • Sustainable Fishing Practices
  • Fish ID and measuring activity using rulers and guidebooks
  • Pest species
  • Safe handling of fish – tea towel, removing hook from lip versus deep hooked and releasing fish into water
  • Knot tying
  • How to hold a rod, hook safety, casting and example of catching a fish


And… then fishing!

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