Go to school to learn how to fish? You bet!! Enhance your fishing skills this summer with the following credit and non-credit sport fishing courses at Stone Lab on Gibraltar Island in Lake Erie:
Lake Erie Sport Fishing – June 15-21 (KNSFHP 1140.05/2.0 undergraduate credit hours)
1-week, for-credit Course at Stone Laboratory on Gibraltar Island in Lake Erie
This one-week course is an introduction to techniques and equipment used in Lake Erie sport fishing combining Lake Erie angling trips (extensive on-water training) with lectures that include related aquatic science information. Students are required to live in Stone Laboratory housing on Gibraltar Island. Click here for complete information, including course description, syllabus and tuition/housing costs and fees. Register soon!
Lake Erie Sport Fishing Workshop – August 29-31
3-day, non-credit Workshop at Stone Laboratory on Gibraltar Island in Lake Erie
In this non-credit workshop, you will learn technical concepts used by experienced Lake Erie anglers through personal instruction and fishing experience aboard Stone Lab’s vessel R/V Gibraltar III. Bypass empty water and increase fishing effectiveness by learning gamefish behavior and seasonal movements, strategies using specialized gear, recognizing feeding patterns and selecting tackle and gear. Walleye fishing will be the primary activity; however, time will be allotted for smallmouth and largemouth bass, panfish and yellow perch. Deadline to apply is June 27. Workshop fee is $450. Cost includes room and meals for two nights and three days. Click here for complete information about the workshop, including description, agenda and application process.
(Submitted by Tory Gabriel, Fisheries Outreach Coordinator, Ohio Sea Grant College Program)