Why fly fishing is good for kids

Here’s a blog article that was published a year ago, but it bears re-posting because the message is clear: Fly Fishing is good for kids.

The article is from the blog of Olive the Woolly Bugger and is titled, Kids & nature- it’s a big deal.

Aside from getting kids outdoors and instilling in them an appreciation for our natural resources, outdoor activities are good for a child’s health.  Michelle Obama is promoting her national effort to fight childhood obesity, and on April 9, 2010 hosted the White House Childhood Obesity Summit as part of her work with the recently formed Childhood Obesity Task Force and it’s accompanying “Let’s Move” campaign. C&NN is advocating that outdoor play go one step further to involve outdoor play in nature. Being able to roam around the outdoor environment is an enriching experience that brings with it many physical and emotional benefits.

Read the full article HERE.

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