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Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
10:00a to 2:30p
Fri, July 08, 2022

Long Acres Ranch
2335 Richmond Pkwy
Richmond, Tx 77469

Greg Akins, TPWD Aquatic Education Training Specialist
(713) 201-8110

Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor

*Date Change* This workshop was originally scheduled for June 11, now changed to July 8, 2022. 

This free workshop is open to anyone 18 or older interested in learning and teaching fishing skills in their communities. All equipment and materials are provided for the workshop. After certification, the program provides the curriculum, equipment (where available), materials and support to help volunteers successfully introduce others to fishing. Ideal for fishing clubs, teachers, scout or youth group leaders, after school or camp staff and community volunteers. TEA-approved CPE available for teachers. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and footwear for outdoor activities. 

Pre-registration is required and is limited to 20 attendees. To register for the workshop, click on this link and select the blue Sign Up button:

Workshop registration link: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (

For new TPWD volunteers: 
Click on the blue "New Volunteer" link on the left and follow the prompts to create a volunteer profile.

Please remember to authorize and complete the Criminal Background Check section. All fields must be completed including your date of birth and Driver's License number.

For current TPWD volunteers:
Click on the "log in" link enter your TPWD password User ID and Password.

If you have any questions or need assistance with your volunteer profile, please contact the TPWD Angler Education Program at (512) 389-8183 or the workshop leader, Greg Akins,

Please dress for the weather conditions, bring a sack lunch and a bottled water.

Masks are strongly encouraged, but not required. 

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