BSA Fishing
Certified Angling Instructors

BSA Complete Angler Award 

Patch Code BSA National Supply is 620740

Earning the BSA Complete Angler Award could help you expand your fishing knowledge and experiences.  With the Complete Angler Award, you can become a mentor for younger Scouts, sharing your knowledge and helping others to enjoy a positive fishing experience. 

To become eligible for the award, start by earning these three merit badges: Fishing, Fly-Fishing, and Fish and Wildlife Management. Then complete one or more of the following projects:

  • Teach a Fishing or Fly Fishing merit badge skill to your troop, crew, or team as part of a unit program activity.
  • Help instruct Cub Scouts on fishing skills or fishery management as part of a Cub Scout meeting or outing.
  • Participate in a local fishing derby or tournament, either a Scouting or community event.
  • Complete a conservation project that will benefit a local fishery.

For an Application for the Certified Angler Award Application, click here: 

BSA Complete Angler Recognition Award.pdf

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