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Hooked On Fishing – Not On Drugs® Workshops Scheduled for December at Auburn University and Gadsden State Community College
November 17, 2006
“Hooked On Fishing – Not On Drugs®” (HOFNOD) uses a mentor-based fishing program to teach positive life choices. On Friday, Dec. 1,
The one-day training session will give volunteers activities and lessons to help children make appropriate decisions and learn to become ethical anglers. HOFNOD programs require youth to participate in fishing and stewardship activities in addition to learning about making good life choices through role-playing and other training. Although workshop participants will learn to improve their fishing abilities and how to teach youth how to fish, the main goal is to learn about the HOFNOD program. Participants become certified HOFNOD instructors and are able to use the “Hooked On Fishing - Not On Drugs®” name and logo.
“Hooked On Fishing – Not On Drugs®” is a partnership program among the Future Fisherman Foundation, the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division, and volunteers. The
For more details about HOFNOD or the training, contact Doug Darr, Aquatic Education Coordinator with the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division, at 334-242-3471.
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of