Every year millions of American kids throw out a line and pull in amemory—not only of a fish they caught, but also of who they were withand what they did. These are tomorrow's anglers and future guardians of our precious lakes, rivers, streams and oceans.

Whether it's the first fish ever caught, a new personal record or atale from a memorable fishing trip, the accomplishments of kids are showcased here. These are tomorrow's anglers and future guardians of our precious lakes, rivers, streams and oceans.

Downloadable Certificates

Need a way to recognize your child’s great catch? Download one of our Big Catch Certificates and make a child feel great about their fishing success.

- Basic Big Catch Certificate PDF document
- Old World Big Catch Certificate PDF document


 

Related Information

  • Visit our Vacation Planning page to explore resources for family recreation and vacation planning.
  • For tips on how to get your kids fishing, visit our Fish With Your Kids page.
  • For information on boating safety, visit our Boat Safely section.
  • For information on fishing safety, visit our Fishing Safety section.