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Fisherman (Baden Powell Service Association Troop)

  • 1

    Catch, prepare, and cook his or her fish.

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  • 2

    Know the rules concerning the open season and the size of the fish allowed to be taken.

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  • 3

    Demonstrate how to fit up a rod, line and casts.

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  • 4

    Know the sizes of hooks most suitable and show knowledge of bait.

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  • 5

    Demonstrate the correct way to use a landing net.

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  • 6

    Make a float.

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  • 7

    Know the water safety rules and understand the dangers of wading, crumbling banks, slippery rocks etc.

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  • 8

    Catch, prepare and cook fish sufficient for 2 people.

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  • 9

    Demonstrate simple repairs to a rod. eg. whipping a broken rod, whipping on guide rings.

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  • 10

    Tie 3 varieties of flies and show an ability to cast. Make a spinner or a spoon.

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  • 11

    Have knowledge of the waters within a radius of 15 miles of your home, and know all local rules applicable and closed seasons.

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  • 12

    Keep a detailed logbook of your fishing expeditions, with details of weather, catch, and baits used, for one season.

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  • 13

    Write a short account (500 words) on wet and dry fly fishing, or on the varieties of bait and their uses in fishing.

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