Steps in Starting your Youth Fishing Club
Contact Lorianne Riggin at RigginL@dnr.sc.gov or 803-737-8483 to notify that you are interested in coaching and have students who are interested in forming a club.
Setup an Interest and Informational Meeting. Invite parents, students and potential community partners. (See the Informational Meeting Outline)
Collect dues and create a club roster. (See the Roster & Dues) There must be a minimum of 6 rostered members at all times for the team to be considered a Youth Bass Fishing Club.
Set up your first team meeting and elect officers: President, Secretary and Treasurer. Give out a schedule of dates and times of after school learning sessions, community conservation involvement projects, fishing practice and tournaments. Go over Team Rules and Responsibilities.
Acquire, purchase or borrow weigh in equipment. Spring scales allowed.
Setup two club tournaments and GO FISHING!!