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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > April 2016 > 4 Ideas for Better Family Fishing
I hate to say it, but sometimes we parents aren't the best fishing buddies. I've experienced that situation during different phases of my own kids' lives. Sometimes they have a tough time differentiating between my saying "do your homework" and "cast over there." To keep the pot from boiling over, I'll try and bring along someone else who can add a different family fishing perspective. Whatever keeps my kids attention so they keep fishing is the important part. Here are some different options to consider.
In the end, it doesn't matter who we learn from so much that we learn. And when we're done learning how to catch fish and where to catch fish, we can all get on with the family fishing. Sharing is what it's all about, particularly so that we can catch more fish!
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Tom Keer is an award-winning writer who lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He is a columnist for the Upland Almanac, a Contributing Writer for Covey Rise magazine, a Contributing Editor for both Fly Rod and Reel and Fly Fish America, and a blogger for the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation’s Take Me Fishing program. Keer writes regularly for over a dozen outdoor magazines on topics related to fishing, hunting, boating, and other outdoor pursuits. When they are not fishing, Keer and his family hunt upland birds over their three English setters. His first book, a Fly Fishers Guide to the New England Coast was released in January 2011. Visit him at www.tomkeer.com or at www.thekeergroup.com.
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