Make An Ice Fishing Jigging Rod -Youth Fishing Academy January 27

January 27, 2022 6:00PM - 7:30PM


Do you enjoy being outdoors? Do you like to fish? Do you want to learn about fishing in Michigan? Join the Youth Fishing Academy for this exciting opportunity to increase your fishing knowledge!

The Saginaw 4-H Youth Fishing Academy will provide FREE monthly workshops where youth from across the region will have opportunities to build connections with other youth who share their fishing and outdoor interests, learn a variety of angling skills, and cultivate conservation knowledge and fishing ethics.  Activities will include ice fishing rod making, tackle crafting, fly tying, casting, rod rigging, fishing games, and more. 

Each session will include an educational presentation from fishing experts including the Michigan DNR and will be followed by a hands-on fishing project!

Pre-registration is REQUIRED. 

Space is limited so register early for this opportunity!

Youth Fishing Academy Schedule

Thursday, January 27  from 6:00pm - 7:30pm

  • Make an Ice Fishing Jigging Rod/Tackle
  • Ice Fishing Safety

Saturday, January 29  from 9:30am - 11:00am         

  • Make an Ice Fishing Jigging Rod/Tackle
  • Ice Fishing Safety

Thursday, February 24 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm

  • Knot Tying - Tackle Crafting – Fly Tying
  • Fish ID and Life Cycle

Saturday February 26 from 9:30am – 11:00am

  • Knot Tying - Tackle Crafting – Fly Tying
  • Fishing Management and Ethics

Tuesday, March 22 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm

  • Knot Tying - Tackle Crafting – Fly Tying
  • Fish Anatomy and Senses

Thursday, March 24 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm

  • Rod Rigging and Casting – Fly Casting
  • Fish Habitats, Measurement, and Handling

Thursday, April 28  from 6:00pm – 7:30pm

  • Rod Rigging and Casting – Fly Casting
  • Planning Your Fishing Trip

Thursday, May 5 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm

  • What Fish Eat?-Macroinvertebrates – Make traps and nets
  • Healthy Streams

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