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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > March 2020 > 6 Ways a Kids Fishing Derby Can Create Lifelong Anglers
If you went fishing with your family as a youngster, you probably have a memory bank full of fantastic angling memories. While it may not seem like a big deal to take the kids to a local fishing event or derby, the reality is that a kids fishing derby can help instill a passion and appreciation for nature that carries on well into adulthood.
Taking the next generation to a kids fishing derby can create lifelong anglers in the following ways:
After you've taken the kids to a fishing derby or event, and you want to keep them involved, you can use the places to fish map to find a local family-friendly spot that’s close to home.
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Debbie Hanson is an award-winning outdoor writer, women’s sport fishing advocate, IGFA world record holder, and freshwater guide living in Southwest Florida. Hanson’s written work has appeared in publications such as Florida Game & Fish Magazine, BoatUS Magazine, and USA Today Hunt & Fish. To learn more about her work, visit shefishes2.com or follow her on Instagram @shefishes2.
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