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Help teach the basics of fishing to families at various stations and assist families during the fishing derby around the pond.

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2024
Time: 8am - 1pm

Reach out to the event lead listed below with any questions.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Vincent Lecca, TPWD Angler Education Instructor Trainer

Contact Phone: (512) 210-9142

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Caddo Lake State Park is holding an adventure day that will include: fishing, canoeing, guided hikes, and various tables. Fishing activities will include waterside fishing on the Big Cypress Bayou. Backyard bass may or may not be included depending on space availability. Attendees should bring plenty of water and sun/bug protection. Volunteers will be assisting attendees in setting up fishing tackle and actively guiding them on the basics of fishing. Parking will be available next to Saw Mill Pond for attendees.

Date: April 27, 2024
Time: 10a - 3p

Volunteers should park at the Cabin Day Use Area/Pine Ridge Loop Trailhead and will be shuttled down by park staff. Park Entry fee will be waived for volunteers.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Lane Neely

Contact Phone: (903) 578-0160

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Help Fin Addict Angler Foundation teach basic fishing skills to kids and families. Backyard Bass, and waterside fishing will also take place.

When:
Event time: Sunday, April 21, 2024,
9am - Noon
Volunteers are requested from 8am-1pm

Where: Acequia Park
8500 Mission Pkwy
San Antonio, 78223


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Oscar Castillo, TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor

Contact Phone: (210) 643-3396

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When: April 20th, 9:00 to 4:00

What: Volunteer to assist with set-up and teaching fly fishing skills for 1/2 the day and enjoy the fair the rest of the day!

Where: Brazos Park East -
3516 N M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Waco, TX 76702


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Russell Husted

Contact Phone: (682) 261-1702

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Date: Saturday, April 27th 2024
Volunteer Time: 9:30am to 3:30pm
Event Time: 10am to 3pm

As part of the 2nd Annual Fun For All event, Inks Lake staff is looking for volunteers to help youth and families fishing at the the Derby Pond. The pond will be stocked with catfish and equipment equipment can be provdided for particpants. Volunteers may be expected to help with assembling fishing rods and reels, bait hooks, release any catch and other inquiries.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Jamie Langham

Contact Phone: (830) 637-9327

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Current Openings: Summer 2024-Winter 2025

Do you have a passion for fishing? Do you love teaching others and sharing your passion? Join Galveston Island State Park as an Angler Education Park Host!

Volunteer responsibilities in this position could include (but are not limited to) the following:
-Cleaning litter and abandonded eqipment/lines from known fishing areas.
-Lead 2-3 fishing programs per week.
-Generate a monthly fishing report for the park.
-Maintain and care for park fishing eqipment.
-Talk to visitors about fishing and offer assistance and insight.
-Clean restrooms.

This is not an exhaustive list of possible responsibilities, and other fishing ideas are welcome! Previous Park Host experience preferred, but not required. Galveston Island State Park is open to the visiting public year round. Park Hosts should expect to work weekends and holidays.

While anything can be learned, volunteers best suited for this opportunity have extensive knowledge of fishing in Texas and our area and have experience leading groups of people. TPWD Certified Angler Education Intructor Course completion required.

This position must complete at least 25 hours of volunteer service each week and will report to the Park Interpreter. Park Hosts stay in a campsite during their time at the park. Two host sites are on the beachside in campgrounds and two sites are secluded on the bayside not in the campgrounds, all with full hookups. Laundry facilities available. Park prefers mail to be collected offsite.

If you have any questions before applying, please reach out to the Park Interpreter at regina.lillibridge@tpwd.texas.gov or at (409) 737-1222.
Minimum age: 18


Program: Galveston Island State Park

Contact Person: Regina Lillibridge

Contact Phone: (409) 737-1222

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Program: Habitat Assessment Team- Corpus Christi

Contact Person: Savannah Horton

Contact Phone: (281) 534-0111

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This weekday opportunity is designed for those who have an interest in pursuing a career in the wildlife management field. Farm type work like pond sweeping, water quality testing and general assistance to hatchery technicians are some of the experiences with this volunteer position. Contact us to find out more.
Current wildlife management students, exceptional high school students and others with an interest in developing their skills in this field are encouraged to apply.


Program: Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Contact Person: Craig Brooks

Contact Phone: (903) 670-2222

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Assist hatchery staff with maintenance, pond management and fish culture. Volunteer can select shifts during normal hatchery hours: 8am - 4pm, M-F. The hatchery is located in North Texas, approximately 23 miles west of Wichita Falls below Lake Diversion.


Program: Dundee Fish Hatchery

Contact Person: John Paret

Contact Phone: (940) 586-1203

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Assist hatchery staff with pond management, fish culture, and hatchery maintenance. Volunteer can select shifts during normal hatchery hours: 8am - 4pm, M-F. The hatchery is located in North Texas about 90 miles west of Ft. Worth.


Program: Possum Kingdom Fish Hatchery

Contact Person: Ryan Rogers

Contact Phone: (940) 779-2301

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Volunteers are needed to help with a Youth Fishing Derby!

The Joe Farmer Recreation center in Allen TX will be hosting a Kids Fishing derby on May 4, 2024.

Volunteers are needed to assist with waterside fishing assist with the weighing station, with taking accurate measurements, recording fish by child's name and age group, and helping with the removal of hooks from fish.

Please plan to arrive at 7:30am, and stay until noon.

When:
5/4/2024, 0730-1200
Where:
Joe Farmer Rec Center
1201 E Bethany Dr.
Allen, TX 75002


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Anthony Purville

Contact Phone: (214) 509-4754

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Dates/Times: Saturday, April 27th, 8am to 4pm and Sunday, April 28th, 8am to 4pm

Volunteers needed to assist at the Cabela's fish tank at the Buda Weiner Dog Races and Country Fair. Volunteers will be helping families and youth fish at Cabela's fish tank. Tasks may include baiting hooks, fixing fishing rods and dehooking fish. Please bring a pair of pliers.

Reach out to the event lead listed below for any questions.

Multilple shifts available and lunch will be provided.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Vincent Lecca, TPWD Angler Instructor Trainer

Contact Phone: (512) 210-9142

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Assist staff with hatchery operation (i.e. fish culture, maintenance, outreach & research.)


Program: CCA Marine Development Center

Contact Person: Delbert Gatlin

Contact Phone: (361) 939-7784

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Volunteers are needed to assist with a youth fishing tournament. Help is needed with registration, tournament rules, fishing equipment, and measuring stations.

Date: 5/28/2023
Time: 8am to 4pm
Location: Rockport-Fulton Pier
402 N Fulton Beach Rd
Fulton, TX 73858

Details of event are on the event page of the website www.finaddictangler.org.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Oscar Castillo, TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor

Contact Phone: (210) 643-3396

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Assist field technicians with sample collection, species identification, & gear maintenance.


Program: Sabine Lake Ecosystem

Contact Person: Joshua Leleux

Contact Phone: (409) 983-1104 x222

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Assist with teaching fishing skills, catch and release and ethical fishing practices at Sea Center Texas. Most events are held on Wednesdays or Saturdays. Criminal History Background Check required. Must be 17 years old or accompanied by an adult and able to volunteer at least 6 hours per month.


Program: Sea Center Texas

Contact Person: Jordan Kieffer

Contact Phone: (979) 292-0100 x223

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Assists in day-to-day operations of the Sea Center Texas gift shop. Operates cash register, prices and re-stocks merchandise. Criminal Background Check Required. Must be 17 years old or accompanied by an adult and be able to volunteer at least 6 hours per month.  Minimum age is 12 years old.


Program: Sea Center Texas

Contact Person: Jordan Kieffer

Contact Phone: (979) 292-0100 x223

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Assists with the registration of visitors, distributing customer surveys, and answering guest inquiries at Sea Center Texas. Criminal Background Check Required. Must be 17 years old or accompanied by an adult and be able to volunteer at least 6 hours per month.


Program: Sea Center Texas

Contact Person: Jordan Kieffer

Contact Phone: (979) 292-0100 x223

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Provides interpretive tours of the visitor center and fish culture buildings to visitors of all ages at Sea Center Texas. Guides also assist with conducting education programs for local school students. Criminal background check is required. Must be 18 years old or accompanied by an adult and be able to volunteer at least 6 hours per month.


Program: Sea Center Texas

Contact Person: Jordan Kieffer

Contact Phone: (979) 292-0100 x224

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Sea Center Texas is a marine aquarium, education center and fish hatchery located in Lake Jackson, Texas. Sea Center Texas volunteers assist visitors during self-guided wetland and aquarium tours, the touch tank exhibit and guided fish hatchery tours. Other volunteers assist with gift shop operations as well as youth catch and release fishing events. A Criminal Background check is required. Volunteers must be 17 years old or accompanied by an adult and be able to volunteer at least 7 hours per month. Minimum age is 10 years old.  Please note that Sea Center Texas does not have any park host opportunities.


Program: Sea Center Texas

Contact Person: Jordan Kieffer

Contact Phone: (979) 292-0100 x223

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