For most kids, summer means: no school. Lots of free time to run around outside doing stuff. Here are some of those summer activities for kids from TakeMeFishing.org.
As water approaches its maximum seasonal temperature, most fish are now most active. With this rapid metabolism, fish are growing, and perhaps more importantly, eating. So, one of the first summer activities for kids should involve the 3B’s: bait, bobbers, and bluegills.
As long as safety precautions are followed (life jackets, not alone, etc.) just about any watercraft will rank high in activities to do in summer vacation. Fishing boats are a given but kayaks, canoes, even inner tubes can be a “hoot” and one of the classic relatively cheap summer activities for families. Head over to Discover Boating for some additional tips and tricks for keeping your toddlers entertained onboard in 6 Boredom Busters for Kids & Toddlers: Boating Edition.
Not only is this great for physical fitness but, if you can get kids to listen and pay attention, wildlife viewing can be fascinating. However if they can’t keep quiet enough, use hiking as a way to explore new remote, less pressured, fishing locations.
Another of the most popular summer activities for kids. It also has similar benefits to hiking but it is faster. Fishing gear will need to be pared down significantly and fastened securely if mountain biking to that off-the-beaten path fishing hole.
Want to see what number 5 is? Continue reading, 5 Great Summer Activities for Kids, from our friends at TakeMeFishing.org here.
If you are interested in enjoying the outdoors and going fishing or boating, CHECK THE LATEST COVID-19 UPDATES on your State Natural Resources Agency website first. We encourage you to follow CDC RECOMMENDATIONS and official orders in your state before heading to the water.
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