Teach Kids to Fish and Love Life on the Water

Cute little boy fishing with his grandfather

ShoreMaster is proud to once again be a sponsor of Midwest Fishing’s School of Fish.

This unique program provides kids – and parents – an amazing opportunity to learn all about fishing, water safety, and lake preservation. In each 3-hour class participants learn about lakes, the fish that live in them, how to tie knots, rig their own fishing line, and much more. Kid’s also learn how to be responsible and safe anglers and sportsmen as well as ways to get involved in fishing and waterfront clubs. In addition to the great fishing tips and tricks that kids will learn, all kids get their own fishing rod and reel, tackle, t-shirt, workbook, and more. Plus, parents are welcome to join to make it a fun activity for the whole family.

Midwest Fishing hosts open-water and ice-fishing classes throughout the year all across the Midwest. For locations and a class schedule visit their website.


Proud Sponsor of Fishing the Midwest’s – School of Fish

School of FishSchool of Fish, the leaders in fishing education, recently completed their third year of hosting fishing classes for kids and their parents/other adults. School of Fish taught 27 open-water Schools in 2015 graduating 657 “water ready“ kids and 206 adults.

Started in Alexandria, MN in 2013 as an open-water fishing class, School of Fish was very well received and, due to requests, added School of Fish ON ICE that fall. The program has now taught 84 Schools and ON ICE Schools across Minnesota and in Wisconsin and South Dakota and has graduated over 1,800 kids in its brief existence.

“We had our biggest year in terms of Schools and graduates in 2015,“ stated Mike Frisch, one of the program’s founders. “Our goal continues to be to provide kids with the knowledge, skills, and equipment they need to get their fishing careers started,“ he continued.

“This past year, we invited a parent or other adult to accompany their child to several schools and that was a huge success. Fishing is a great family sport and  it is only natural that fishing education be done in a family setting as well. We hope to make all of our upcoming classes open to adults,“ Frisch said.

Frisch also lauded the program’s sponsors in helping grow School of Fish.  “We are able to offer kids a great fishing equipment package in addition to the knowledge and skills they learn and, our sponsor support makes that possible,“ Frisch concluded.

Northland Fishing Tackle, Soderholm Insurance, KLN Family Brands, Shakespeare Fishing, Larson FX Boats, Cabela’s, ShoreMaster, Whiskey Creek Media, and Fish On Kids Books were 2015 open-water School of Fish sponsors.

To learn more about School of Fish visit www.fishingthemidwest.com and select the School of Fish icon to be directed to the webpage. Once there, visitors can see the upcoming schedule as well as view an information video to learn more about the program.

School of Fish is currently adding ON ICE classes for this fall and winter and, is also scheduling 2016 open-water classes.  Contact schooloffish@outlook.com for more information.

ShoreMaster LLC is a proud sponsor of Fishing the Midwest’s – School of Fish. ShoreMaster LLC recently has the opportunity to hold our very own class of School of Fish at the ShoreMaster headquarters. ShoreMaster is the premium choice for waterfront equipment making it easy for all ages to get on the water, quickly and safely, to enjoy the sport of fishing. It is your passion that fuels ours. To learn more about ShoreMaster’s premium products or to locate the nearest dealer visit www.shoremaster.com.


Teaching the Future to Fish

ShoreMaster is a proud sponsor of Fishing the Midwest’s School of Fish and excited to announce some of the upcoming School of Fish sessions.

The School of Fish is a kid’s fishing class designed to teach children about nearby lakes, the fish that live in them, how to catch fish, and responsible waterfront activities. In addition to the great fishing tips and tricks that kids will learn, all kids get their own fishing rod and reel, tackle, t-shirt, workbook, and more. Plus, parents are welcome to join to make it a fun activity for the whole family.

The School of Fish will be soon be holding classes in Ely (MN), Duluth (MN), Eagan (MN), Stewartville (MN), and Morgan (MN). For a complete schedule and more information visit www.fishingthemidwest.com.