Avid fisherman and dad-of-two Rob Morris shares his tips for getting kids “hooked” on fishing.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime,” said Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu.
Give a kid a fish and they’ll probably drop it, I say. Teach a kid to fish and you’ll become an expert at untangling lines.
But seriously, ever thought about teaching your kids to fish? It’s one of life’s must-have skills. Spending time in nature with children helps shape them into good people, strengthens your bond with them and creates memories they’ll cherish forever. I’ve been fishing with my dad since I could walk, and as a dad myself for almost 10 years, I’ve learned a thing or two about fishing with kids. So, let’s get stuck into exactly what you need to know.