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Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop w/ Optional Fly Fishing

10:00a to 6:00p
Sat, February 09, 2019
Adam Comer
(512) 389-4472

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, materials and support to help volunteers successfully introduce youth and their families to fishing. Ideal for teachers, youth group leaders, after school or camp staff and community volunteers. TEA-approved CPE available for teachers. Participants should wear comfortable clothing for outdoor activities. State Park day use entry fee will be waived for participants.

From 10am to 4pm participants will complete their instructor certification for conventional fishing. TPWD will provide the training equipment.

Optional - From 4pm to 6pm participants can stay to also be certified as a fly fishing instructor.
REQUIREMENTS for TPWD Fly Fishing Instructor Certification: completion of the Angler Education Instructor Workshop and prior fly fishing experience. Participants will need to bring their own fly fishing equipment to the workshop.

Space is limited and preregistration is required.

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

A. Click on "Find an Opportunity" on the top menu bar, then use the "Search by Keyword," enter: Angler Education Instructor

B. From the list, select the Opportunity, Angler Education Instructor Training Pending - statewide". Select "Click her 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.

C. 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 Adam Comer, TPWD Angler Education Trainer.

If you have any questions or need assistance with your volunteer profile, please contact the the workshop leader,  Adam Comer, TPWD Aquatic Education Training Specialist - Central/South Texas

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