Many OCVN's from across the state already support this program, but more certified instructors are needed to help the Ohio Department of Natural Resources get the word out about Fishing!
This video shows how much fun fishing is for Kids! http://vimeo.com/99180821
Visit Passport to Fishing for details: http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/education-and-outdoor-discovery/aquatic-education
The ODNR Passport to Fishing program provides skills, techniques and information that allows any beginning anglers to start fishing in there own communities. The program consists of four stations focusing on hands on participation and a strong conservation message. Passport to Fishing has been proven to be a successful youth education campaign. Straight forward, effective, inexpensive and FUN, the Passport to Fishing program is designed to be: Appealing to various age and interest groups Adjustable to highlight activities and species unique to a particular region Appropriate to any skill and education level Adaptable to any setting whether inside or at the waters edge Accessible throughout the year For more information on how you can become a Passport to Fishing instructor, contact your local Wildlife District Office.