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Introduction to Fishing

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INTRODUCTION TO FISHING
Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Workshop, Alabama,
March 2005

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Ms. Traci George with the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division, teaches fishing.
Ms. Traci George, Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division biologist, teaches fishing.

BOW participant learns knot tying.
Alabama BOW participant learns knot tying.


Choosing quality fishing location is a key to effective casting.

Spotted bass identification includes checking the tongue for teeth.
Spotted bass have teeth on their tongue, but largemouth bass do not have teeth on their tongue.


Alabama BOW "Introduction to Fishing" participants learn how to cast a closed-face spinning rod and reel.


BOW "Introduction to Fishing" is done on Lay Lake, and the participants need an Alabama fishing license (except those Alabama residents age 65 and above).

Thanks to our intructors: Traci George, AWFF, Maurice Jackson, AWFF, and Doug Darr, AWFF. 
For more information about the Alabama Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop, go to BOW.  To post pictures from the March 2005 BOW, send your pictures to Katrina Williams or your fishing class pictures to Doug Darr.

Go to "Introduction to Fishing" pictures, Page 2.

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