Texas 4-H Sportfishing Project

Recreational fishing in Galveston, Texas


Explore the world of fishing at the water’s edge! Kick back in the shade and enjoy the company of friends while you fish. Fishing is an easy and relaxing outdoor activity and is fun for the whole family.


Larry Hysmith
Extension Program Specialist: Natural Resources

Fishing can be inexpensive and available with present city, county, and state public waterways. You’ll also learn resource management and leadership skills.

Here are just a few things you will learn in this project:

  • Basic fishing skills
  • Fish and aquatic life identification
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Fishing laws, ethics and stewardship
  • Tackle crafting – lures, rods, and other fishing equipment
  • Boating skills
  • Outdoor safety and first aid
  • Fish habitat management

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