Cub Scout Fishing

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Cub Scout Fishing has been discontinued. (See Discontinued awards.)
Fishing
Belt Loop and Pin
Fishing Sports Belt Loop
Image:s-Fishing.gif
Fishing Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)

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Cub Scout Fishing requirements

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Review your local fishing regulations with your leader or adult partner. Explain why they are important, and commit to following them.
  2. Demonstrate how to properly bait a hook.
  3. Try to catch a fish.

Sports Pin Requirements

Earn the Fishing belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Compete in a pack or community fishing tournament.
  2. Demonstrate how to clean a fish.
  3. Prepare a report on three different kinds of fish. Include information on preferred habitats, feeding habits, and recommended fishing techniques, baits, and equipment needed to catch it.
  4. Draw a picture of three different types of fishing reels. Explain how each works.
  5. Tie three fishing flies. Use at least one to fish.
  6. Demonstrate proficiency in casting at a target 30 feet away.
  7. Select a species of fish and draw a picture of it, correctly labeling each part and its function.
  8. Replace the line in a fishing reel.
  9. Make a simple pole and line fishing rig. Use it to catch a fish.
  10. Catch a fish using artificial bait or lures.
  11. Practice fishing on five occasions, complying with local fishing regulations and the Outdoor Code.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, 2016 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #621535)

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Notes

  1. Earning the Cub Scout Fishing Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is an option for requirement 3 of the Webelos Sportsman Activity Badge.

Requirement resources

Related awards

Wolf Cub Scout
Wolf Electives
  • Wolf Elective 19a. could be met partially by completing Cub Scout Fishing Pin requirement 3
  • Wolf Elective 19b. could be met fully or partially met by completing Cub Scout Fishing Belt Loop requirement 3 or Cub Scout Fishing Pin requirement 9
  • Wolf Elective 19c. could be met by completing Cub Scout Fishing Belt Loop requirement 1 and 2
  • Wolf Elective 19e. could be met by completing Cub Scout Fishing Belt Loop requirement 1 or Cub Scout Fishing Pin requirement 11
  • Wolf Elective 19f. could be met by completing Cub Scout Fishing Pin requirement 6
Bear Cub Scout
  • 23b. Cub Scout Fishing is an individual sport for Bear requirement 23.
Webelos Scout
  • Sportsman Activity Badge requirement 3. (earn the Cub Scout Fishing Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)


Sports and Fitness Awards

Sports-related awards

See also

Cub Scout Leader portal
Webelos Den Leader portal


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