Online Class: Freshwater Fishing 101


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  • 10
    Lessons
  • 10
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 597
    Students
    have taken this course
  • 4
    Hours
    average time
  • 0.4
    CEUs
 
 

Course Description

This comprehensive, illustrated course is designed to instruct people on the sport of freshwater fishing;  including an introduction to the sport, discussions on various bait fishing, lure fishing, and casting techniques.


Additionally, there are discussions on fishing tips in general, and information on how factors such as weather and solar/lunar forces can affect a fishing trip.  Also included here, is a listing of the best species of fish for the table, along with information on the best ways to cook freshly-caught fish, and an overview of fishing safety and regulations.

We'll cover these topics:
  • Useful angling tips, detailed
  • Instructions on angling methods
  • Different types of fishing rods and their compositions
  • The various species of freshwater species
  • Nature's affects on fresh water fishing.
  • How the sun and moon affect fishing
  • Casting and choosing bait.
  • How weather, location and water clarity impact your fishing.
  • The different places to fish and fishing safety and safely.
  • The correct way to handle fresh fish, how to freeze them, and the amount and limitations allowed in fishing.

So join us today, and let's learn how to fish!

 

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
4.4 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
"Extraordinarily Helpful"
(508 votes)

Lesson 1: An Introduction To The World of Angling

Beginners will be provided with lots of useful angling tips, detailed instructions on angling methods, and plenty of related information. 2 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: Fishing Experience; Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete: Assignment 1: Protecting the Environment

Lesson 2: Selecting an Appropriate Rod and Reel

This lesson discusses the different types of fishing rods and their compositions. 19 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: Purchasing a Rod and Reel
  • Assessment: Lessons 1-2 Review

Lesson 3: Common Freshwater Gamefish Species Part I

In this lesson we will discuss the various species of freshwater species including bass and pike. 2 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: Type of Fishing
  • Complete: Assignment 3: Finding the Fish

Lesson 4: Common Freshwater Gamefish Species Part II

This lesson will explore other freshwater fish including bluegill, trout and catfish. 20 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lessons 3-4 Review

Lesson 5: Factors That Can Affect Angling Success

In this lesson we will discuss nature's affects on fresh water fishing. 2 Total Points
  • Complete: Assignment 5: Getting to know the rules

Lesson 6: The Solar/Lunar Tables

This lesson explains how the sun and moon affect fishing. Additional lesson topics: Astro Table 19 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lessons 5-6 Review

Lesson 7: General Angling Methods and Helpful Tips

This lesson describes fishing methods including casting and choosing bait. 0 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: Casting Practice

Lesson 8: General Weather Conditions

How weather, location and water clarity impact your fishing. 20 Total Points
  • Complete: Assignment 8: What conditions will you encounter?
  • Assessment: Lessons 7-8 Review

Lesson 9: Angling Safety and Regulations and Proper Care and Handling of Freshly-Caught Fish

In this lesson we will discuss the different places to fish and fishing safety and safely. Additional lesson topics: US Coast Guard 2 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: Fishing Regulations
  • Complete: Assignment 9: Water Safety

Lesson 10: How Many Fish to Keep and Safe Handling and Preparation of Fresh Fish

This lesson describes the correct way to handle fresh fish, how to freeze them, and the amount and limitations allowed in fishing. Additional lesson topics: Preparing Freshly Caught Fish 19 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: Course Summary; Your Goals; Course Comments; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Assessment: Lessons 9-10 Review
105
Total Course Points
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe selecting an appropriate rod and reel.
  • Describe common freshwater gamefish species.
  • Summarize factors that can affect angling success.
  • Describe the solar/lunar tables.
  • Describe angling safety and regulations and proper care and handling of freshly-caught fish.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 

Additional Course Information

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Course Title: Freshwater Fishing 101
Course Number: 8900098
Course Requirements: View Course Requirements
Lessons Rating: 4.4 / 5 Stars (508 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.4 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $75.00 U.S. dollars

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