4-H Sportfishing State Event

June 1, 2019
Little Dixie Lake

Little Dixie Lake, site of the 2019 4-H Sportfishing State Event

Registration

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Information and Rules (DOCX)

A boy looking into a foam cooler near the water of a lake. A young girl looks over a lake while fishing.
A young girl smiles to the camera while holding a fish she caught.
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    Overview

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      Check-in

      Event Check-in will take place between 7:30 and 8 a.m. at the Conservation Area Shelter.

      All registered participants will receive a gift card from Bass Pro Shops and a goodie bag.

      Orientation will begin at 8 a.m.

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      Activities

      Fishing derby (8:30-11 a.m.) includes both a shore and a boat class

      Casting contest

      Skill-a-thon (skills and knowledge-based activities)
      Topics included are from the 4-H Sportfishing curriculum and might include a variety of topics:

      • Fish identification
      • Knot tying
      • Missouri fishing regulations
      • Terminal rigging
      • Tackle identification
      • Matching tackle to fish
      • Basic fish biology (Habitat preferences, Identify fish parts, etc.)
      • Aquatic ecology
      • Fishing safety
      • Sportsman ethics
      • Fish species conversion chart

      Other activities for youth, leaders and families include fish demonstrations and hands-on activities. Events usually end by 3 p.m.

      Sportfishing Conversion Chart (PDF)

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    Results

      Fishing Derby Casting Contest Skill-a-thon Overall
    Junior 1 Eli Adams – Lawrence 1 George Crader – St. Francois 1 Levi Huck – St. Francois 1 Levi Huck – St. Francois
      2 Isaac Hansen – Cole 2 Christopher Boschert – St. Charles 2 Jason Schutter – Adair 2 Christopher Boschert – St. Charles
     
    Intermediate 1 Ashlyn Ohlms – St. Charles 1 Myals Thornhill – Boone 1 Jacob Prinster – St. Charles 1 Ashlyn Ohlms – St. Charles
      2 Jacob Prinster – St. Charles 2 Wyatt Troesser – Audrain 2 Ashlyn Ohlms – St. Charles 2 Jacob Prinster – St. Charles
     
    Senior 1 Brian Dahm – St. Charles 1 Kyle Snyders – St. Charles 1 Elias Huff – Boone 1 Adam Dahm – St. Charles
      2 Hannah Adams – Lawrence 2 Elias Huff – Boone 2 Adam Dahm – St. Charles 2 Elias Huff – Boone

    Past results