Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Bass Fishing Techniques (1 cr)
E106 | 5969-5970 | Staff


CLASS MEETING:
One 50 minute period one time a week

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

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