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Kids Fishing in Copperas Cove Texas

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The little pond at Copperas Cove city park is due to be stocked with trout on the Saturday the 17th of February.  Lately my girls have been very interested in the idea of fishing, so this past weekend we stopped by for a little practice.  Unfortunately we didn't catch anything, but I think the girls still had a fun time.  That said, I am quite sure they'd enjoy it more if we catch something next time.  So dad decided to do a little research.

My first stop was at the Texas department of Parks & Wildlife website, where I find a nice little pdf for beginning fishermen (I fished quite a bit as a kid, but am a bit rusty to be a really good teacher to my girls just now).  Here's the link:  https://tpwd.texas.gov/publications/pwdpubs/media/pwd_bk_k0700_0639d.pdf

That does a pretty good job of covering all the basics. 
The next concern I had was bait, so I checked out this video (also on the website):



That definitely gave me some good ideas.  
Of course, since the pond is goin…