Tour pros talk fishing, education with local kids

The Dingo boat was a crowd favorite. Here, Vic Vatalaro and a few of the YMCA camp attendees cheese it up for the camera.

Walmart FLW Tour pros Vic Vatalaro, Scott Canterbury and Tom Redington spent their off day before the Pickwick Tour event speaking to more than 150 elementary school children about the importance of science, technology, engineering and math as part of FLW's Get Outdoors. Go Fish! community outreach program. The students assembled at the YMCA of the Shoals summer camp, where the anglers, serving as instructors for the day, shared their backgrounds and discussed the significance of a good education and how learning about science has helped their careers. Here are a few shots from the event. Florence, Ala., elementary students learn about fish-finding electronics. Pro Tom Redington talks about the importance of science and math at a local YMCA. Dingo pro Vic Vatalaro shares some advice with local elementary students during the off day before the Pickwick Lake event. Straight Talk Wireless pro Scott Canterbury entertains local youth with some fishing tips. Not surprisingly, Scott Canterbury Tom Redington, Scott Canterbury and Vic Vatalaro with the local YMCA youth camp directors and kids after their Get Outdoors. Go Fish! seminar. Boy Scouts pro Tom Redington poses with some of the students he mentored this week. The Dingo boat was a crowd favorite. Here, Vic Vatalaro and a few of the YMCA camp attendees cheese it up for the camera. Tom Redington describes his Ranger Boat and all the accessories that he uses to fish competitively on Tour.

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