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15 June
9:00 AM 11:00 AM

Beginner Catfishing - Rapides

This 2-hour course will be geared towards both beginner and experienced anglers looking to gain a basic knowledge about stocked Channel Catfish and an introduction into targeting them while fishing. Participants will learn basic fish behavior, equipment overview, bait selection, and basic rigging followed by an hour of fishing with LDWF staff. It is suggested participants have already taken Intro to Fishing or have a basic knowledge of fishing. A valid Louisiana fishing license is required for participants 18 years and older, and participants under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Additional Information Participants should bring plenty of water, a valid LA fishing license for those 18 & older, and dress appropriately for the weather. Fishing gear will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own to learn how to use it for future use. This program may be affected by inclement weather conditions. In such cases, the instructor will notify you as soon as possible. More info FORTS RANDOLPH & BUHLOW STATE HISTORIC SITE