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Hook and Cook is a workshop that provides anglers of all skill sets with the knowledge they need to improve their fishing and safely eat what they catch.
Hook and Cook Workshops Reviews:
The workshop is composed of classroom and field portions. During the field portion, participants practice filleting fishing and the new fishing skills they learned with the assistants of an instructor!
Each participant must be 16 years of age or older and have a valid Kentucky fishing license. You can purchase a valid license here:
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Welcome to our beginner kayak fishing course! This three-day course will teach you how to safely and effectively fish from a kayak. This course is designed for kayakers or anglers wanting to combine the two skills or someone new to both.
Day 1 (October 11th, 6:00pm- 8:30pm, Boone County extension office)
Location: Boone County Extension OfficeCost: N/A
The practical portion includes loading and unloading a kayak trailer, propelling and steering a kayak, weight distribution, how to secure gear, boat positioning for fishing and navigation of flowing water systems, access points, location selection, target areas, casting techniques, knot tying, both artificial and live bait selection, how to bait a hook, hook removal, safety, and when to fish (time of day/time of year).
Day 3: October 22, 2022 – 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM (ET)
Field to Fork programs are a unique, start-to-finish workshop that teaches adult participants everything they need to know in order to successfully hunt a specific game species. Our current offerings include dove, squirrel, spring turkey and deer hunting workshops.