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Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

10:00a to 2:30p
Sat, December 15, 2018

Bass Pro Shops - Pearland
1000 Bass Pro Drive
Pearland, Tx 77047

Greg Akins
(713) 201-8110

Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor

This free workshop is open to anyone 18 or older interested in teaching fishing skills in their communities. The program provides the curriculum, equipment (where available), materials and support to help volunteers successfully introduce youth and their families to fishing. Ideal for teachers, scout or youth group leaders, afterschool or camp staff and community volunteers. TEA-approved CPE available for teachers. Participants should wear comfortable clothing for outdoor activities, wear hat, sunglasses and bring a sack lunch and a water bottle. 

Preregistration is required:

Step one: If you are not a current registered TPWD Volunteer go to and complete steps A-C.
(Skip to step two if you are a current TPWD volunteer or Master Naturalist): 

  1. Click on “Find an Opportunity” on the top menu bar, then use the “Search by Keyword” and enter: Angler Education Instructor

  2. From the list, select the Opportunity, “Angler Education Instructor Training Pending – statewide”. Select “Click here for details or to sign up” link, on the next screen click on the blue Sign-up button. You will be prompted to create your TPWD Volunteer profile.

  3. 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.

 Step two: Call or email the workshop leader with your TPWD volunteer User ID, first and last name, and contact info. The workshop leader is Greg Akins.

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


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