Freshwater Fishing 101


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  • 10
    Lessons
  • 10
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 557
    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:
    4.6 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
    "Extraordinarily Helpful"
    (478 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
    • Take Poll: Fishing Experience
    • Take Survey: 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
    • Take Poll: Purchasing a Rod and Reel
    • Complete Exam: 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
    • Take Poll: 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
    • Complete Exam: 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. 19 Total Points
    • Review Article: Astro Table
    • Complete Exam: 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
    • Take Poll: 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?
    • Complete Exam: 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. 2 Total Points
    • Review Article: US Coast Guard
    • Take Poll: 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. 19 Total Points
    • Review Article: Preparing Freshly Caught Fish
    • Take Poll: Course Summary
    • Take Poll: Your Goals
    • Take Survey: Course Comments
    • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
    • Complete Exam: 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, and
    • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
     

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    Course Title: Freshwater Fishing 101
    Course Number: 8900098
    Course Requirements: View Course Requirements
    Lessons Rating: 4.6 / 5 Stars (478 votes)
    Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
    Course Type: Hobby/Enthusiast (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
    Instructor: John Chouinard
    Syllabus: View Syllabus
    Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
    Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with Online CEU Certification: $75.00

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