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High School Fishing Camp

High School Fishing Camp

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Murray State University announced that it will not host any summer camps this year. As a result, FLW is replacing its traditional High School Fishing Camp with a series of FREE minicamps held in conjunction with three Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit tournaments. Campers already registered will receive a full refund and are invited to participate in any of the FREE minicamps. 

Each camp will be held in conjunction with a Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit event and will provide valuable instruction from top pros and industry executives for students, coaches and boat captains. 

Participants will check in on site and receive a free camp t-shirt, free product from participating sponsors and a free lakeside cookout. Campers will have time to practice their newfound skills with some fishing from the bank and will be invited to help mentor grade-school children during an FLW Foundation Unified Fishing Derby held at the same location. Each of the first two camps will conclude at the start of the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit weigh-in with participating campers recognized on the popular FLW Live webcast. The third camp will be held at the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit TITLE championship. FLW is hosting these exciting new camps to help encourage high school anglers throughout the country to pursue their passion for fishing. 

Students from grade 7 through 12 for the 2020-2021 school year are eligible to attend as well as recent high school graduates from the 2019-2020 school year. Registration for the minicamps is now open, but space is limited, so sign up today at the link below.

 

Wiley X High School Fishing Camp

 

Minicamp Locations: 

Thursday, June 25 - Dayton Boat Dock - Point Park (Chickamauga) - 185 Chickamauga Drive, Dayton, TN 37321

Friday, July 31 - Veterans Freedom Park (Mississippi River) - 1 Clinton Street, La Crosse, WI 54603 

Tuesday, Aug. 25 - Massena Intake Boat Launch (St. Lawrence) - 1415 State Hwy 131, Massena, NY 1366

 

Saturday Minicamp Tentative Schedule:

10 – 11 a.m. – Registration and check-in

- Collect your camp t-shirt and swag from participating sponsors

- Meet your fellow campers

11 – 11:15 a.m. – Welcome address

11:15 – 11:45 a.m. – Session 1: Finding fish in all seasons & practice strategies 

11:15 – 11:45 a.m. – Adult Session 1: Best practices for sanctioned teams

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Lakeside cookout with the pros

12:30 – 1 p.m. – Session 2: Flipping & pitching instruction 

1 – 1:30 p.m. – FLW Foundation Unified Fishing Derby

- Free fishing time and help youth in attendance

1:30 – 2 p.m. – Session 3: Lure building 

2 – 2:30 p.m. – Session 4: Sight-fishing with Wiley X sunglasses

2:30 – 3 p.m. – Session 5: Backing a boat trailer 

3 – 3:30 p.m. – Session 6: Off-the-water fishing careers & resume building

- Explore careers in marketing, PR, editorial and social media

3 – 3:30 p.m. – Adult Session 2: Fish care at weigh-ins

3:30 – 4 p.m. – Session 7/Adult Session 3: Ethics & etiquette on the water 

- What’s cool and what’s not when tournament fishing

- Practical applications of the Golden Rule

4 – 6 p.m. – Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit weigh-in

- Campers recognized from the stage during FLW LIVE

 

Registration

CLICK HERE - Click on the link to register.

Students from grade 7 through 12 for the 2020-2021 school year are eligible to attend as well as recent high school graduates from the 2019-2020 school year.

 

Items to Bring

Weather-appropriate clothing

Sunscreen

Tackle is not necessary but optional for shore-fishing

 

Minicamp Questions?

Please contact FLW Youth Director Scott Ellison at scott.ellison@flwfishing.com or 270.252.1584 if you have any questions that are not answered here. We hope to see you at a minicamp this summer.

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