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First Catch Center – Houston

February 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm CST

Bring the family to learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities.

Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing. Equipment and bait will be provided, or bring your own gear. Topics will include fishing equipment and tackle box basics, knot-tying, fishing rules and regulations, fish ID and habitat, angler ethics, proper fish handling techniques, water and boat safety, environmental stewardship, and some local tips, tricks and techniques to catch fish.

Arrival / check-in is at 9 a.m. Bring a sack lunch, and a re-usable water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray, chairs; dress for the weather – wear a hat, sunglasses, comfortable clothes and shoes that will probably get wet and dirty. Adults must accompany children.

Space is limited and preregistration is REQUIRED. To preregister go to www.fishingsfuture.org select the event calendar to find the event and registration info or contact Michael Scherer at Michael@Fishingsfuture.org or (832) 202-5221 for more information.

The event is FREE. Persons age 17 and older must have a fishing license. Buy a fishing license online or at a local outdoor retailer near you.

The event is hosted by Fishing’s Future in partnership with Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The “Take Me Fishing-First Catch Centers” are events held at various locations throughout the state.

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February 16, 2019
10:00 am - 3:30 pm CST
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Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD)


Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve
20215 Chasewood Park Drive
Houston, TX 77070 United States
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