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Kids Fishing Rodeo Passes Sport To Next Generation

From the Long Beach Gazzette, we found an article on a Kids Fishing Rodeo that's been going on for 60 years!

Quoting from the article:

“It’s really all about teaching kids to fish,” Scott said. “Some have never seen the ocean and this is really an outreach effort.”

This will be the long-running event’s 60th year. It originally started with Tuna Club members taking the children out on a bunch of boats. It also spent time at Rainbow Harbor. Now, it’s settled in nicely at the Belmont Pier, Scott said.

“Fishing is just an enjoyable hobby,” Scott said.

Cast & Blast at Ringneck Ranch

WhenSeptember 14, 2013, 
WhereRingneck Ranch, Tipton, KS

Ringneck Ranch, a premier hunting facility in NC Kansas, is hosting a Cast & Blast event for Pass It On - Outdoor Mentors. We will meet at Ringneck Ranch at 8am on 9/14 for a safety talk before heading for the dove fields. After lunch, we'll head to some local fishing holes for an afternoon of fishing.

This event will be limited to 30 children and 30 mentors. All participants must bring a signed waiver (see attached)

Information: Contact Mike Christensen at 316-290-8883 or via email at for

Blazing new trails

From the Spokane, WA Spokesman-Review, here is a story on a new book titled "Get Your Kids Hiking".  

Quoting from the article:

To write his book, Alt, 46, drew on his own family’s experiences, recording what gear, clothing and techniques worked on their hikes and what didn’t. He and his wife, Beth, 39, are parents to Madison, 8, and William, 6, who both were carried on their first hikes as newborns. At 21 months, Madison accompanied Alt and other family members – including Alt’s 4-year-old nephew – on a 50-mile trek on Ireland’s Burren Way.

Alt combined those experiences with research and

67th annual fishing party for kids held Saturday

From Ashland, WI comes a story about a the 67th (!!!) Annual Fishing Party for Kids.  Hosted by the North Wisconsin Rod and Gun Club, approximately 100 kids enjoyed a day of fishing outdoors.

Quoting from the article:

“It’s just great to see the looks on the kids’ faces when they get out on the water,” Huybrecht said.

“Even if they just catch a small fish, they’re so excited. For some children, this is the only day of the year that they get to go fishing.”

Some youngsters fished from shore. Approximately 100 children, ages seven to 13 participated.

You can read the rest of the article here.

Well-managed dove fields are good as gold

From the Topeka Capital-Journal, Marc Murrell has an article on the upcoming KS Dove Season.  It looks like KDWPT is providing lots of opportunities for folks to enjoy a great dove hunt, including offering a number of youth & mentor hunts.

Quoting from the article:

All of these managed dove fields will be listed on the KDWPT website ( in the coming weeks prior to the dove season opener with the requirements also listed for each area. In addition, “special” dove hunting opportunities will be available through the KDWPT Special Hunts Program.


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