MaryJane's Farmgirl Sisterhood

Earning Farmgirl Sisterhood Merit Badges


9. Fishing


  • Learn how to tie the following knots commonly used in fishing: clinch, Palomar, turle, barrel knot, and double surgeons loop.


  • Obtain a copy of the fishing regulations near you. Check out your state’s Department of Fish & Game website.
  • Familiarize yourself with the types of fish in your area, and how each are caught.
  • Research the different types of bait used to catch fish in your area.


  • Buy a fishing license and gear up.
  • Catch a fish! Or two!
  • If your area’s regulations permit you to keep it, clean and cook it.

April, 2024 Edition