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Friday, March 7, 2008

Spring is Coming -- Go Fishing

Friday, March 7, 2008
Now I know that not all parts of America are having great weather right now, but warmer weather is on its way. I promise. So I figured it was time to start looking at activities to do with the coming Spring and the warmer weather. Fishing is one of them that came to mind first.
Fishing the sport of ultimate patience is also a great opportunity to bond with your children. Some of the best conversations that I have had with my oldest child has been around small lakes or on the banks of small creeks. We have a blast. Now I know that all are not old enough to sit still for the wait.
Now for this activity, check this link for tips on equipment and tips on fishing.
  • But to summarize all you need is;
  • A rod and reel and some bait.
  • A cooler with drinks and snacks for the day.
  • And if you are going to keep what you catch then you need room in the cooler, or another cooler, to put the fish on ice.
  • Also be sure to check local regulations for requirements on licensing.
For places to fish look for state, local or national parks in your area for those that allow fishing. You should be able to find at least a couple places, unless you live in the desert. You can also stop in at local fishing or tackle shops for tips and directions to other local fishing areas.

Good Luck, Happy Fishing and Blessed Be!

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