Kids and Boat Captain Going Fishing

Memories Are Made During Badger Sportsman / Learn 2 Fish With Us Fishing Outing

The Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh participated in a Learn 2 Fish With Us fishing clinic mid-June, where Captain Greg taught them the skills and equipment needed to begin fishing along with taking them fishing from shore.  They learned there that they would have an opportunity on Thursday, July 22nd to fish from boats during the Badger Sportsman Magazine fishing outing, and boy were they excited!! 

So, after much anticipation and waiting. Thursday, finally came and the boys and girls showed up with their National Professional Anglers Association fishing combo that they received at the previous fishing clinic.  Twenty-four youth, were ready to fish!! 

First, Captain Greg Karch reviewed boating and fishing safety.  After the safety instruction, each youth was fitted with a life jacket and was shown to a boat and met the captain and helper.  Captain Greg was a helper on one of the boats where the youth caught eighteen fish.  Once the youth got back to the dock, they were served lunch and all you heard were the boys and girls talking about their fishing experience and showing each other their fish or pictures of their fish!! 

The youth looked for the captains and helpers and made sure they sat with them!!  How cool is that!!  Captain Greg said, ‘This experience was just as much fun for us as for the youth!!  Today, MEMORIES were made!!’ 

Prior to the youth heading back to the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh, Learn 2 Fish With Us provided them with a mini tackle box with a bobber, sinkers, Tru-Turn hooks, Northland Tackle jigs and tails.  All the tackle needed to continue to fish!!   

Memories like this could not be made without Greg’s and Learn 2 Fish With Us sponsor’s which include: Badger Sportsman, James & Rosanne Keller Foundation, National Professional Anglers Association, Shakespeare, Mercury Marine, Berkley, Dave’s Musky Club, Off Shore Tackle Company, Northland Tackle, TTI Blakemore Fishing Group, Maui Jim, Mad Wraps, Future Angler Foundation and The Reel Shot.

To learn more about Learn 2 Fish With Us visit their website at www.learn2fishwithus.com or Facebook at Learn 2 Fish With Us.  

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