Hooked on Alaska – Make a Wish Foundation: “…Backyard Bass games was a big hit and was instrumental in achieving our goal. We had 308 kids who came to participate in our event. We had great weather conditions and the kids were smiling all day long.”~Paul R.
Exercise and Sport Science Teacher: “Backyard Bass are the perfect lead-up casting activity for my Angling unit. They are a great instructional tool for teaching fish identification as well as being a great target for casting practice. My high school students enjoy the indoor Backyard Bass tournaments as much as the real thing out on the water sometimes.” ~Tonya G.
Angler Educator: “Kids love playing with the Backyard Bass. It truly is a great way to practice casting while having fun. I recommend it to parents and grandparents all the time.” ~Tanya Z.
Project FISH: “Backyard Bass are a mainstay of our angling skills portion of our Project FISH curriculum. We have been using Backyard Bass for 13 years and have been thrilled learners with the excitement they provide. Whether on a lawn, in a gym or pool or lake (yes, they float, as do the casting plugs) this is a valuable resource for aquatic educators. We use them for fish ID, and Learning Regulations. Simply use a permanent marker and put a fish species and size on the bottom and have the angler look it up in the fishing regulations to see Continue Reading →
What are Backyard Bass? Great Question! The Backyard Bass are plastic casting targets shaped like fish. They are designed to make learning to cast fun and easy. Place the fish on any smooth, flat surface – patio, grass, pavement, etc., or on the water (the fish do float) and cast for them with the Backyard Bass Casting Plug. With a good cast, you can catch one of the fish and reel it in.