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Fishing with Mr. Doug and
Outdoor Family Adventures of South Alabama, October 2010

Sport Fish Restoration

Fishing on the pier at Village Point Park in Daphne
The Outdoor Family Adventures of South Alabama is all about hands-on activities in nature.
Village Point Park Preserve, Daphne
The pier at Village Point Park in Daphne is a great place to fish with kids.
Pulling up a crab
Fishing in an estuary, one is likely to have crabs stealing bait.

pier fishing
Fishing is a great way to enjoy the outdoors.

Monarch
the fishing class was timed to see the monarch butterflies as they migrated.
angler with a crab
The blue claw crab has some orange on their claws also.
guys pier fishing two girls catch a fish
Catching a croaker is just part of the fun.
crab taking bait
Bait stealing crabs are part of the excitement.

Everyone wins when a fish is caught.
seine
Mr. Doug brought out the seine to see what was in the shallow water.
crab
Usually each crab is caught twice.

looking at the seine haul
Mr. Doug shows one of the fish found in the seine.


Pictures are taken to record the excitement.

seining on the estuary
Participants help to find the seined fish and invertebrates.

Many small crabs are found in the seine.

Children of all ages enjoy looking at animals up close.

Participants help with the seining.
holding fish
tiny crab
One of the crabs caught in the seine.

Small shrimp are an extremely important piece of the ecosystem of Mobile Bay.

The participants also helped with cleaning the seine.
fingerling spotted seatrout
A fingerling speckled trout was caught while seining.

Memories are created outdoors.

Catching is fun!
"Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass... it's about learning how to dance in the rain!"

Mr. Doug Darr
Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
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