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Become a certified youth fishing instructor

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will certify youth fishing instructors March 10 and April 14 in Lincoln and May 8 in Kearney.

The Lincoln certifications will be at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N. 44th St., from 2 to 6 p.m. The Kearney event will be held at the Fort Kearny State Historical Park Visitor Center from 6 to 9 p.m.

Fishing instructors will receive training and tools to conduct youth fishing clinics. These volunteers will have access to Nebraska Game and Parks’ loaner fishing equipment and educational materials for events, as well as receive program incentives. They also are encouraged to volunteer for such Game and Parks programs as Family Fishing Nights and the Outdoor Expos.

To reserve a spot in these free workshops, contact Larry Pape at larry.pape@nebraska.gov.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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