Angler Camp

Specks, reds, flounders, and more!

GCRL Angler Camp, learn to fish on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi

Spend a week with our marine educators and learn a lifetime of saltwater fishing techniques. Participants explore fish biology and behavior and how weather, wind, moon and tides affect fishing. During the week, anglers will learn how to throw a net to catch bait, how to tag and release fish and how to target speckled trout, redfish and flounder. Participants will fish a variety of saltwater habitats aboard vessels and at the islands.

June 6-10, June 13-17 / Grades: 7th-12th - $400

In Angler Camp you will:Fish on!  A Shark Fest participant reels in a shark in Mississipi Sound.  The fish will be tagged and released.


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2016 Angler Camp Schedule

Angler Camp sessions are held on Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Two week-long sessions are currently scheduled for 2016.


The fee is $400 per student. A $50 deposit is required with registration.   

Online Registration - Registration for Angler Camp is offered only online. Paper forms are no longer used.

For more information, contact the Marine Education Center by email or call 228.818.8833.