We have organized or supported several Learn-To-Fish Projects of different durations, subjects, and age levels with children and youth via Schools, Scouts and Cubs. Recent examples are detailed below,

Project: Fly Fishing Course, Journey Middle School, Sooke

  • Collaborative effort in spring 2016 with West Coast Flyfishing Association, Haig Brown Fly Fishing Association and The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC to introduce fly fishing to 20 Grade 7 and 8 students at Journey Middle School in Sooke.
  • Golden Rods and Reels contributed weekly volunteer time of 10 club members in the 6 week program as well as a financial contribution of $250.
  • Students were instructed in fly fishing techniques including casting flies, tying flys and fishing with flies.
  • The program was a great success according to reports from the students and Vice Principal.

Project: Scouts