New elementary class is all about that bass

A new crop of anglers is forming at East Lincoln Elementary School, according to school officials. The young Eagles will have an opportunity to learn all about fishing – from proper casting techniques to the biology of fish and beyond – thanks to a partnership with Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency and Tennessee Bass Nation.

According to East Lincoln P.E. teacher Jeff Hale, third, fourth and fifth graders will spend some time during their P.E. class to get in touch with their outdoorsy side and learn how to fish. Hale said he and Jake Davis, the man in charge of the middle and high school bass fishing teams, collaborated on bringing a fishing program to the elementary schools.

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