It's the best way to spread a love for fishing.
Make sure to choose a fishery that's kind to newbies, like sunfish, crappie, bass that don't see a ton of pressure. Something they can catch the first time.
Bring snacks, throw some extra water in the boat, bring all the gear they need to have a good time, stay warm and dry, and stay safe. Pamper them. The goal is to show them such a good time that they want to come back again.
That's when they can get a taste of what fishing is really like, a struggle.
This time though, just let them enjoy it.
Sleeping in is a waste of daylight. Do what you love––go fishing.
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