General Class Information
This program is sponsored by Manchester Parks and Recreation.
The Basic Fishing Program covers all the fundamentals to get you started out on the water. This program is designed for beginners with little to no fishing experience. You will leave with the confidence and knowledge to go fishing and be safe, legal, and successfully on the water!
This two session class is ideal for adults and families with children looking to get out in the outdoors and involved with fishing. ages 8 and over, participants age 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. The program will cover topics such as basic fishing rods and reels, safety, knot tying, fish identification, ethics, rules and regulations and aquatic ecology.
After completing the first classroom session, you can put your new skills to the test at the field trip to a local pond. All fishing gear, bait, and expert instruction will be provided for use during the on the water experience. All registered participants
are also exempt from needing a fishing license while taking part in this program.
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