MCC Hooked on Fishing

-Your Fishing Resource for Scouts of All Ages -

New to fishing?  Many of these resources contain links to how to videos, and helpful hints!

Looking for bait and tackle on your way to Camp Grimes?  

 

Bass Shack

During a recent trip to Camp Grimes, several members of the MCC Fishing Committee stopped by the Bass Shack, a family owned store in Shelby, NC. It is well stocked with a full line of tackle.  They also sell live crickets and worms.

The Bass Shack is located at 2330 Kings Rd. Ext.  Shelby, NC 28150. (Phone:  704-487-9996)

 

Store hours:

Monday- Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Thursday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday. 8 a.m to 4 p.m. 

Closed on Sunday.

If you are fishing the Boundary Waters of Canada, then this guide is a must read!

BSA Fishing

Home page of BSA’s Fishing program.  Information on helping scouts achieve the Fishing, Fly-Fishing, and Fish and Wildlife Management merit badges. Resources for Cub Scout leaders.

Home page of BSA's Fishing program

 

 

Boy’s Life Magazine Online Fishing Page

Knots, advice, videos and gear

Kids Fishing in North Carolina
https://www.aa-fishing.com/nc/north-carolina-kids-fishing.html

 

 

 

Interactive trout fishing maps.

This is a fantastic resource!!!!

https://www.ncwildlife.org/Fishing/Trout-Fishing-Maps

 

 

Mecklenburg County Fishing Resources

https://www.mecknc.gov/ParkandRec/StewardshipServices/Outdoors/Pages/Fishing.aspx

Conservation and  Fly Fishing Organizations

Excellent information about these local - nationally affiliated organizations.  Links to many resources including fly patterns, “how to videos”, and more.

 

Carolina Fly fishing Club

The Carolina Fly Fishing Club (CFFC) is a charter club of the Fly Fishers International (FFI)  www.flyfishersinternational.org/and was established in August 1, 2006. CFFC is a gathering place for local cold water, warm water and saltwater fly fishermen, women and children of all skill levels https://www.carolinaflyfishingclub.org

 

Rocky River Trout Unlimited

Trout Unlimited's Mission: "to conserve, protect and restore North America's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds."   https://www.rockyrivertu.org

 

Website for Fishing Knots 

https://howtoflyfish.orvis.com/fly-fishing-knots/

https://www.cabelas.com/category/Fly-Fishing-University/112554180.uts

Take Me Fishing

Best fishing lures, knots, and more

 

 

North Carolina Fishing Resources

Learn about North Carolina Wildlife Resources

Education, Environmental Quality, Wildlife Species

https://www.ncwildlife.org/Learning/

 

 

Take Me Fishing.org -Fishing in North Carolina
https://www.takemefishing.org/north-carolina/fishing/

Backyard Bass  

Great fun for young scouts.  Backyard Bass are plastic casting targets shaped like fish. They are designed to make learning to cast fun and easy. http://backyardbass.com

Important Note:  Fishing rods and Backyard Bass can be checked out from the Ranger Station at Belk Scout Camp.  Please contact the Camp Ranger or the Camp Master on duty.  (704) 545-0958 

 

 

Fishing:Catch me if you can

Great resource for scouts and scouters.

Fishing gear checklist - Staying Safe,Knots,Tips on how parents can help.

http://www.bsafishing.com/resources/Documents/Program%20Helps%20Catch%20Me%20If%20You%20Can.pdf

 

 

Counselor Guide- Fish and Wildlife Management Merit Badge

Excellent suggestions on helping scouts, and several resources, including conservation organizations and websites.

https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/Outdoor%20Program/pdf/FishWildlifeMgmtCounselorGuide.kc.pdf

Mecklenburg County Community Fishing Program

Freedom Park

McAlpine Creek Park

Colonel Francis Beatty Park

Park Road Park

https://www.mecknc.gov/ParkandRec/StewardshipServices/Outdoors/Pages/Fishing.aspx

 

 

US Fish and Wildlife Service Kids Activities   (Fishing and Fish and Wildlife Management)

ABCs of Fishing Coloring BookWord SearchesMigration Station   Freshwater Fish of America

Fishing is Fun for Everyone   (English and Spanish)

https://www.fws.gov/fisheries/environmental-education.html

Shakespeare-Outdoors Made Easy

Includes you tube videos on fishing 101, knot tying and camping

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