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Redland Elementary

Walk in the Forest
A Program of the Society of American Foresters, Montgomery Chapter
Fishing at Lanark

Did you catch your first fish at the "Walk in the Forest?"  The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division offers a first fish certificate.

 
Anticipation builds for fishing at Lanark.
 
These anglers are confident they will catch a fish.
 
This mother-daughter team is ready for a bite.
 mother and daughter with a catfish
Their patience pays off with a big channel catfish.

Students listen to Mr. Jimmy explain how to catch fish with a cane pole. 

Mr. Jimmy suggests students lift the pole gently when the bobber goes all the way under the water.
  
Green sunfish
have pretty fins this time of year.
boy with bream
The bluegill bit on a piece of hot dog.  
 
First graders learn about the coverings of animals. Some fish have scales.

This brave girl holds a channel catfish.
 
Fish were released back into the pond.
baiting the hook 
Bait should be carefully put on the sharp hook.
   

Catfish don't have scales, just skin and slime.
 
 
What do you want me to do with it?
 

Thanks for the great fun fishing!
Mr. Doug Darr
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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