Captain Greg, Certified Angler Educator of Learn 2 Fish With Us and NPAA member #138 along with Karen Karch NPAA member #121 hosted two seminars at the Milwaukee Sport Show, and did they pack the seminar room!!
The first seminar, ‘Fishing Basics’, was held on Saturday, March 11th and it was packed!! ‘Fishing Basics’ educated youth, families and adults to all the skills and equipment needed to begin fishing. Topics include; safety while fishing, spin cast and spinning fishing combos, casting safely and accurately, basic fishing presentations, knots, fish identification, parts of a fish, live and artificial bait and aquatic invasive species and so much more.
The second seminar, ‘Beyond The Basics’ was held on Sunday, March 12th to another full house!! ‘Beyond The Basics’ seminar is built upon the ‘Fishing Basic’ skills and equipment and educates attendees on: bait caster and line counter reels, jigs and plastics, crankbaits, crawler harnesses, jigging and trolling presentations, how a graph works, maps, filleting a fish and cooking fish.
Thanks to the National Professional Anglers Association and Learn 2 Fish With Us youth attending the seminars received the following; Shakespeare fishing combo, mini tackle box with tackle or a NPAA Future Pro Shirt, along with a fishing educational book.
Greg would like thank his and Learn 2 Fish With Us sponsor’s which include: National Professional Anglers Association, Shakespeare, Mercury Marine, Berkley, Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund, The Boat Doc, Lake Poygan Sportsman’s Club, Dave’s Musky Club, Off Shore Tackle Company, Northland Tackle, TTI Blakemore Fishing Group, Maui Jim, WowGee, Future Angler Foundation and Pioneer Marina.
To learn more about the following organizations check out their websites Learn 2 Fish With Us at www.learn2fishwithus.com , NPAA at www.npaa.net and Future Angler Foundation at http://www.futureangler.org
Captain Greg Karch
Learn 2 Fish With Us
1976 East Murdock Avenue
Oshkosh, WI 54901