Angler Camp

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From the bayous to the barrier Islands, the Mississippi Gulf Coast is an angler’s paradise.  Spend a week with GCRL angler/biologists and learn about our coastal fish and how to catch them. You'll not only gain the techniques and know-how to increase your catch, you'll become a better sportsman, too.  The program will cover the full spectrum of fishing knowledge from tying on hooks, finding fish, and casting, to creating your own fishing lures. You'll even learn about cleaning and cooking your catch.

In Angler Camp you will:


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2015 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 2015.


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.

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