Close your eyes for a second and think back to when you were a kid. Picture yourself fishing with your dad, or maybe it was your grandfather or grandmother. Chances are the first fish you ever caught was a bream.
Burned in many anglers’ minds are fishing trips with Grandaddy. Now, each time you lay eyes on a colorful bluegill, all those memories come rushing back. Bream fishing is the perfect way to make happy memories with a kid. Make time this spring to go catch a mess of bream with a kid who is special to you, and pass on that love of fishing.
This month, when the bluegills and shellcrackers begin bedding, is the best time to take a kid fishing. And if you’re looking for a place to go, Marben Public Fishing Area (PFA) in Mansfield is a very good choice.
Known by many as Marben Farms, this PFA is a great place to go catch bream and make memories. It’s on Clybel WMA at DNR’s Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center. The ponds...