Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Cast Away

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About this Adventure

Have you ever wondered what in the world fishermen are looking to bring in with those giant nets they’re tossing? With the help of Captain Rob Hansill you’ll not only learn just what’s in that net, but you’ll be throwing one yourself. We’ll kick things off on the beach to learn the basics from what it means to throw a doughnut (not a banana) to how to load the net. Just like when you’re fishing, you never know what we might come up with next, but chances are you’ll bring in a bunch of unique sea creatures that are too small to catch with a rod and reel. There’s even much to be learned and discovered from the seaweed, and the smallest creatures that call it home!

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