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"Recreational Fisheries" for Science and Non-Science Majors Spring 2017

Submitted by Caterina Rost on February 21, 2017 - 12:06pm
FISH 260 Course flyer Spring 2017

“Hook, Line and Sinker”

FISH 260A* (5cr, lecture and lab) TTh 10:30-12:20 and T 5:00–7:00
FISH 260B* (3cr, lecture only) TTh 10:30-12:20 (can take alone or with FISH 261)
FISH 261 (1cr, seminar) T 5:00–7:00 (can take alone or with FISH 260B)

Appropriate for Majors and Non-majors without a strong science background
Meets Natural World and Individual & Societies Requirements

Instructor: Christian Grue (Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, College of the Environment, 2012)


  • Scientific, societal, and political contexts within which recreational fisheries are managed
  • Opportunities and issues facing recreational anglers

Lab or Seminar

  • Science and technology behind tactics, tackle and equipment
  • Ways to minimize environmental impacts and enhance conservation of target and non-target species
  • Etiquette
  • Challenges associated with regulation enforcement

* Lecture & Lab students compete for fishing trips on Puget Sound

To request disability accommodations contact the University of Washington Disability Services Office at least 10 days in advance of the event: 206-543-6450; 206-685-7264 (fax); 206-543-6452 (TTY); or dso@u.washington. edu (email)

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