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Hooked on Fishing - Not on Drugs (HOFNOD) Training
at Decatur Parks and Recreation 

Sport Fish Restoration

Participants must register for the Future Fisherman Foundation HOFNOD Program.   Mrs. Brenda Morrison assists Mr. Owens with registration.
HOFNOD instructor, Mr. Jackson teaches knot tying. Participants give knot tying a try.
HOFNOD instructor, Mrs. Morrison demonstrates the improved clinch knot. Creating another way to fish with a can.
        Role playing is a teaching component used during HOFNOD trainings. Another group gives it a try at role playing.
  HOFNOD participants get instructions from Fisheries Section Staff. HOFNOD instructor, Mr. Moss
demonstrates the next hands-on activity, fish prints.

Fishing is the most popular sport in the U.S.

Attendees learn how to teach casting and fishing to the next generation of anglers. The backyard bass activity.
Rigging out rods require patience. Participants are encouraged to teach their students patience.
       Time to practice what we learned. The Tennessee River was the site to demonstrate a new found skill.
Success! A bluegill was caught. People smile when a fish is caught. Look!  A channel catfish was captured today.

Mr. Maurice Jackson
Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
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Let's Go Fishing!

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Take someone fishing with you
and make a friend for life.

Anglers may purchase a lifetime fishing or hunting license.  Receive a discount if purchased by age 11.


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