Youth Fishing Camp"2004 ! "
This seasons spring fishing camp
is scheduled for Memorial day weekend. To make it easier for those
coming from away, camp weekend will begin on Saturday afternoon, May
29th at 4pm and commencement will be on Monday May 31st at 1 pm.
Enjoy a fun filled weekend fishing and learning on the Maine coast with Captain Satch and his crew. You'll explore the ins and outs of coastal salt water fishing and become familiar with basic boat handling techniques. Captain Satch and his sons, Whitney, and Dennis are all" U.S. coast guard" licensed Captains, as well as experienced "State of Maine" tidewater fishing guides. Satch has decided to incorporate his experience as a former secondary school educator and coach to put together a weekend program designed specifically for youths from age 7 through 17.
oriented program combines a few hours of fun outdoor classroom
" primary knots", casting, and understanding basic tidewater habitat. With
three guided fishing trips that
are all inclusive in the package.
Spend a half day on the classic Gath III, a half day on our newest vessel the India Marie and a half day fishing from shore exploring secret spots in the Rachel Carson Federal wildlife Reserve and the Saco Bay river estuary. Sundays's boat trip includes some extra time pulling lobster traps for Sunday night's lobster bake. This cook-out and an environmental scavanger/treasure hunt will close out Sunday evening activities.
land and by sea. Feel like your part of the crew. Get to
the boat early Monday morning and go over the maintenance and
checklists with the crew. Help
the captain choose the days fishing spots based on tide, weather and
By Monday morning's final trip our kids will demonstrate their skills, tying their own lines, choosing proper baits and lures, casting to structure and netting their own catch..
Your captain and mate will do their best to let
you fully participate and answer any of your questions about boat
handling and tidewater fishing awareness. We'll strive to give your
true appreciation of our coastal environment and a respect of the sea
that they will carry with them for a lifetime....
Be prepared for a full weekend of
scheduled fishing fun and adventure..
Saturday evening May 29th: 4 pm - 8 pm
Sunday May 30th
Moday May 31st : 8 am till 1pm... Awards ceremony!
Each " crew" consists of six guests maximum; their should be either one or two adults chaperones with each group of four or five youths. It is suggested that you get your crew together and book a full crew of six. However I hate to leave anyone out and I'll try my best to make a crew from two families provided I have enough prior notice.
you are free to make your own lodging accommodations.... I have made
arrangements for all attendees to receive a discounted rate at an
Sea Gull" just minutes from the harbor....
If you prefer to camp "Ocean view campground" on Harbor road offers clean, tent and camper site and cabins..w/Laundry facilities and hot showers.
The camp rate is $220 per person all inclusive, except for a tip for the mate which is customary for fishing guides and charters. And lodging which can be at either one of the above facilities, your own cottage, or at any accommodations of your choosing...
You are free to bring your own fishing equipment, if you desire but: All fishing tackle, bait and equipment is provided . You should have light boots for the Rachel Carson trip, a sweat shirt and hat on the boats, and soft drinks w/ a snack or light lunch on the boats.
Sunday evenings lobster bake supper and drinks are included in the camp rate !
You are encouraged to reserve early as camp weekends are limited to
only two sessions in *2004*. A
50% deposit is required when reservation is made.
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