Angling for a Healthy Future:
The Florida Fishing Academy delivers a fishing education and life-skills program to students in grades K-12. The program’s curriculum is an environmental awareness initiative that teaches children to enjoy Florida’s fragile marine resources in a way that preserves the ecosystem for generations to come. The program also arms these kids with the tools and knowledge to resist the temptations of the streets and to gain a richer appreciation for our local waters.
High school students will receive extensive vocational fishing education, as well as post-secondary preparation and support designed to prepare them for the workforce or college. They will learn how to mentor younger students, serve as FFA camp counselors, teach our program, navigate a vessel, chart an open-water course, compete in fishing tournaments, design and build rods, repair