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  • SCDNR Family Fishing Clinics

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    The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is offering more Family Fishing Clinics, and they are free of charge.

    These introductory classes are sponsored by the SCDNR Aquatic Education Section, and the clinics are designed to introduce the basics of fishing. An instructor will teach participants how and where to fish.

    Participants will learn how to tie fishing knots, how to rig a rod and reel, casting and rigging techniques, plus information about baits and lures. At the end of the class, participants will get an opportunity to try fishing.

    The scheduled clinics are as follows:
    May 5 – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Camp Kinard
    May 19 – 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Oconee State Park
    June 5 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Cohen Campbell Fish Hatchery
    June 7 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Cohen Campbell Fish Hatchery
    June 30 – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Table Rock State Park
    July 14 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Table Rock State Park
    August 11 – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Table Rock State Park

    Register online and for more information regarding an upcoming Family Fishing Clinic event or to host an event, please contact Lorianne Riggin, rigginl@dnr.sc.gov or (803) 737-8483.

    South Carolina Sportsman Field Reporter
    Capt. Glenn “Teach” Corley
    captain@captteach.com
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