BSA Troop 328

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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Fishing Meirt Badge

Several scouts working on the fishing merit badge went our to Roane County Park on Watts Bar Lake to complete requirement 9 for the Fishing Merit Badge. Requirement 9 is to "Catch at least one fish and identify it. If regulations and health concerns permit, clean and cook a fish you have caught. Otherwise, acquire a fish and cook it." We met at Kern UMC at 1:00PM on Sunday, August 24th, and got to the lake a little after 1:30PM. We fished for a couple of hours then setup to clean, cook, and eat our catch. The scouts did a good job and by the end of the day everyone had fulfilled the requirement. And everyone at least tasted their fish. We packed up and headed out around 5:45PM and got back to the church around 6:15PM.

Fishing Meit Badge Requirements
Fishing Merit Badge Worksheet

Here we are at Roane County Park near the Caney Creek Marina on Watts Bar Lake.















The scouts are cleaning, cooking, and eating the fish they caught.