A Bear Goes Fishing

Bear Elective Adventure Requirements: A Bear Goes Fishing

This is a preview of one of the new Cub Scout requirements which will go into effect in the 2015-2016 program year. See the BSA Program Updates page for complete information.

A Bear Goes Fishing is one of the Bear elective adventures.  In the current Bear Cub Scout program, it is most similar to the Fishing belt loop and pin .

For this adventure, Bears learn about fishing regulations and equipment. Then they try to catch some fish.

The requirement for this adventure are shown below. Upon completion of this adventure, Bears will receive a belt loop.

Bear Adventure Requirements: A Bear Goes Fishing

  1. Discover and learn about three types of fishes in your area. Draw a color picture of each fish, record what each one likes to eat, and describe what sort of habitat each likes.
  2. Learn about your local fishing regulations with your leader or a parent or guardian. List three of the regulations you learn about and one reason each regulation exists.
  3. Learn about fishing equipment, and make a simple fishing pole. Practice casting at a target 30 feet away. Teach what you have learned to someone in your family, another Scout, or one of your friends.
  4. Go on a fishing adventure, and spend a minimum of one hour trying to catch a fish. Put into practice the things you have learned about fish and fishing equipment.
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