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Fishing Trip Essentials

What you need to fish In my previous post Take A Kid Fishing I discussed the benefits of taking your kids fishing.  In this post I would like to provide a fishing trip essentials list to help you prepare for you fishing trip.  There is nothing more frustrating then taking a kid fishing and you just don’t catch a single fish and most of the time the reason you don’t catch a fish is you don’t have the right equipment.  It can be discouraging not only for you the parent but also for the kids.  And if they get discouraged they may just give up after one fishing trip. Be prepared When you decide to embark on a fishing trip the first rule to follow when catching a fish is to be prepared.  Make sure you have everything you need to catch a fish before you head out. If you get to…

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Keep Our Lands Clean Earlier this year my son and I did a lake shore cleanup with the scouts.  I was excited not only to participate in this but excited that my son could participate in this cleanup.  As we walked along the roads and the shores at Land Between the Lakes my son quickly realized the importance of not only what we are doing, but the importance of keeping our lands clean. How can we help? There are lots of ways to help and in almost every situation you can get your kids involved as long as they are old enough to walk a short distance. Even before they are able to walk short distances to help clean up here are some ways to help keep our our lands clean and get your kids involved. Teach your kids about conservation In our house we recycle. Our bins are right…

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Take a Kid Fishing Growing up in Missouri I loved to fish. My dad introduced me to fishing at a young age. It was one of the things I loved to do with my dad. Just my dad and I and some fishing poles.  It seemed like we always caught fish. But even if we didn’t, we had a good time.  I have four older brothers so when dad would go fishing with just me it made me feel like I was getting a special treat.  As you can imagine with five boys in the house getting one on one time is hard to come by. When my boys were old enough, I would follow in that family tradition and introduce them to fishing. At a young age my older two boys loved it. But as they grew older their love for fishing wore off. Probably because my two older…

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