The BSA's fishing program continues to grow. Counselors can find information here on helping Scouts achieve the Fishing, Fly-Fishing, and Fish and Wildlife Management merit badges. There are also resources for Cub Scout leaders that assist in planning a fishing outing.
Complete Angler Recognition
The Complete Angler recognition was established by the BSA’s National Fishing Task Force in October 2014 to honor well-rounded youth anglers. Scouts who have earned the Fishing, Fly-Fishing, and Fish and Wildlife Management merit badges can earn the new award. Read more.
Certified Angling Instructor Program
Learn more about the BSA’s Certified Angling Instructor Program, which trains leaders to execute fishing programs at the local council level. Read more
Hornaday Award Overview Video
Scout William O’Brochta, a silver Hornaday Award recipient, has put together a great video on the Hornaday Award. Two of his projects involve fishery management. Please take a moment to watch and enjoy!
Certified Angling Instructor Training Code Now Available
A new training code has been added to the system for anyone who has completed the Certified Angling Instructor training program. Your personal training record can be updated with this PAS Code: CS61.