Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Bass Fishing Techniques (1 cr)
E106 | 6568 | Staff


CLASS MEETING: One 75 minute period one time a week

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The American public and the American bass fishing community increasingly
wants
to learn about basic and innovative techniques for catching large mouth
bass.  This
course is an overview of bass and techniques involved in catching them.  In
addition, this course will cover the conservation of this species and the
long range
goals for its maintenance.  Lecture only.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
This course should enable you to:
1.  discuss the importance of conservation of species;
2.  explain the concept of establishing a pattern;
3.  practice safe fishing and boating skills;
4.  interpret seasonal patterns and effects of weather;
5.  select proper lures and balanced tackle;
6.  accept and express a conservation ethic that is consistent with the
Catch-
and-Release philosophy;
7.  be knowledgeable about proper fly selection for bass.

GRADING:
1.  Midterm Exam: multiple choice, true-false, short answer format. 50% of

final grade
2.  Final Exam: Same format as midterm.  50% of grade

ATTENDANCE:
Students are allowed a maximum of three (3) absences.  Upon a fourth
absence, the student has 3 options:
1)  receive a grade of F;
2)  officially withdraw from the class;
3)  follow an appeal procedure with the instructor and/or the Elective
Program
Coordinator.