Cub Scout Fishing

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==Belt Loop Requirements==
==Belt Loop Requirements==
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'''Complete these three requirements:'''
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Complete these three requirements:
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:1. Review your local fishing regulations with your leader or adult partner. Explain why they are important, and commit to following them.
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# Review your local fishing regulations with your leader or adult partner. Explain why they are important, and commit to following them.
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:2. Demonstrate how to properly bait a hook.
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# Demonstrate how to properly bait a hook.
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:3. Try to catch a fish.
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# Try to catch a fish.
==Sports Pin Requirements==
==Sports Pin Requirements==
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'''Earn the Fishing belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:'''
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Earn the Fishing belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
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:1. Compete in a pack or community fishing tournament.
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# Compete in a pack or community fishing tournament.
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:2. Demonstrate how to clean a fish.
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# Demonstrate how to clean a fish.
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:3. Prepare a report on three different kinds of fish. Include information on preferred habitats, feeding habits, and recommended fishing techniques, baits, and equipment needed to catch it.
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# Prepare a report on three different kinds of fish. Include information on preferred habitats, feeding habits, and recommended fishing techniques, baits, and equipment needed to catch it.
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:4. Draw a picture of three different types of fishing reels. Explain how each works.
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# Draw a picture of three different types of fishing reels. Explain how each works.
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:5. Tie three fishing flies. Use at least one to fish.
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# Tie three fishing flies. Use at least one to fish.
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:6. Demonstrate proficiency in casting at a target 30 feet away.
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# Demonstrate proficiency in casting at a target 30 feet away.
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:7. Select a species of fish and draw a picture of it, correctly labeling each part and its function.
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# Select a species of fish and draw a picture of it, correctly labeling each part and its function.
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:8. Replace the line in a fishing reel.
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# Replace the line in a fishing reel.
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:9. Make a simple pole and line fishing rig. Use it to catch a fish.
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# Make a simple pole and line fishing rig. Use it to catch a fish.
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:10. Catch a fish using artificial bait or lures.
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# Catch a fish using artificial bait or lures.
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:11. Practice fishing on five occasions, complying with local fishing regulations and the Outdoor Code.
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# Practice fishing on five occasions, complying with local fishing regulations and the Outdoor Code.
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== Help with these requirements ==
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{{Worksheet}}
== Notes ==
== Notes ==
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== Related achievements, electives, or other awards ==
== Related achievements, electives, or other awards ==
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* [[Tiger Cub Scout]]
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* [[Wolf Cub Scout]]
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*[[Sportsman]] Activity Badge requirement 3. (earn the {{PAGENAME}} Belt Loop ''while a Webelos Scout'')
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** Webelos [[Sportsman]] Activity Badge requirement 3
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Revision as of 08:09, March 25, 2008

Fishing
Belt Loop and Pin
Fishing Sports Belt Loop
Image:s-Fishing.gif
Fishing Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)

The Cub Scout Fishing belt loop and pin are a part of the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. Tiger Cub, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts may earn this award in a Family, Den, Pack, school, or community setting. Tiger Cubs must be always accompanied by their Adult partner.


Contents

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Review your local fishing regulations with your leader or adult partner. Explain why they are important, and commit to following them.
  2. Demonstrate how to properly bait a hook.
  3. Try to catch a fish.

Sports Pin Requirements

Earn the Fishing belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Compete in a pack or community fishing tournament.
  2. Demonstrate how to clean a fish.
  3. Prepare a report on three different kinds of fish. Include information on preferred habitats, feeding habits, and recommended fishing techniques, baits, and equipment needed to catch it.
  4. Draw a picture of three different types of fishing reels. Explain how each works.
  5. Tie three fishing flies. Use at least one to fish.
  6. Demonstrate proficiency in casting at a target 30 feet away.
  7. Select a species of fish and draw a picture of it, correctly labeling each part and its function.
  8. Replace the line in a fishing reel.
  9. Make a simple pole and line fishing rig. Use it to catch a fish.
  10. Catch a fish using artificial bait or lures.
  11. Practice fishing on five occasions, complying with local fishing regulations and the Outdoor Code.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, 2003 Edition (BSA Supply No. 34299)


Help with these requirements

Worksheet A FREE workbook for Cub Scout Fishing is available here! Adobe Acrobat PDF
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
Or click here to print just the Cub Scout Fishing requirements.
meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.

Notes

  1. Earning the Cub Scout Fishing Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is an option for requirement 3 of the Webelos Sportsman Activity Badge.
  2. Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times

Related achievements, electives, or other awards

Webelos Scout
  • Sportsman Activity Badge requirement 3. (earn the Cub Scout Fishing Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)
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