4-H Sportfishing State Event
June 1, 2019
Little Dixie Lake
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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.
Fishing derby (8:30-11 a.m.) includes both a shore and a boat class
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.
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