F3 has several resources for sale to assist educators in schools, community centers, parks and clubs. Here are descriptions of some of the most popular items.
Know Thy Fish – Your Guide to Fish Identification
This 63 page handbook produced by BoatU.S. Foundation is a guide to identifying 7 different families of fish species – Catfish, Minnow, Perch, Pike, Salmon & Trout, Sunfish and Bass. It includes a picture and description of 39 different fish species. This booklet also contains a boater safety section (TBF article), catch & release tips, building the perfect tackle box, world records, and a ‘fish list’ where the anglers can keep record of the species they have caught!
Price: $2.00 ea
Fishing Is Simple Handbook (F.I.S.H.)
With text in both English and Spanish, this 20-page, spiral-bound publication makes a great instructional handbook for children and their parents.
Price: $3.50 each.
Fishing Fun for Kids
This 32-page instructional coloring book was written especially for children ages 3-10. This is a great book for kids to take home from events and programs to continue learning about fishing and conservation.
Price: $1.00 each
Sport Fishing Aquatic Resources Handbook
This is the original Hooked On Fishing Not On Drugs student manual teachers have long used with K-12 grade students. This 102-page paperback explains the basics of fishing, including where to fish, types of tackle, how to cast and where to find additional resources for beginning anglers. It’s very useful for educators, community leaders, parents and guardians looking for basic information on angling and aquatic conservation.
Price: $5.00 each
Hooked On Fishing Not On Drugs Instructor’s Guide (4th edition)
This guide was developed for training HOFNOD-certified educators to implement angling and character-development programs. It not only shows educators how to teach fishing skills, but also ethical practices and stewardship principles that promote self-esteem, confidence and self-respect.
Price: $10.00 each
Aquatic Resources Education Curriculum
This resource, designed to assist teachers and leaders developing beginner angling courses, includes four units of study with 28 independent lessons that can be taught in any sequence. It includes lesson plans, background text, graphics, glossary and an extensive resource list, and covers the basic concepts of how, when and where to fish as well as which tackle to use. The curriculum also incorporates the principles of fish biology, aquatic ecology, fishing ethics and environmental stewardship.
Price $20.00 each
Future Fisherman Foundation DVD Video Series
This DVD features a 67-minute compilation of several media projects developed by F3 over the years, including a Hooked On Fishing-Not On Drugs (HOFNOD) documentary, One Child at a Time (HOFNOD coordinator program guidelines), A Program That Works for Life (HOFNOD program focus), An Urban Youth Perspective (with interviews of inner-city youth) and Have You Seen My Beluga (a look at sportfishing meant to engage elementary-school-age children). It’s a great educational resource for HOFNOD fishing instructors, aquatic educators and community leaders looking to enrich their youth angling programs.
Price $5.00 each
To order any of these items, or for additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Mark Gintert at 580.716.4251.