Valid state fishing permit is required for those between the ages of 16–65 wanting to fish on Greater St. Louis Area Council properties. You can purchase permits online at:
Upcoming fishing events:
Scout and Adult Fishing Day –REGISTER
Webelos, Boy Scouts, and Venturers are invited to come enjoy a day of fishing on Nim’s Lake. Personal boats are permitted as long as trolling motors ONLY are used on the lake. Council canoes or rowboats will be available for use if requested. Everyone in a boat must be classified as a Swimmer according to the guidelines of the Boy Scouts of America and wear a PFD. You will also need to have completed Parts A and B of the Annual Health and Medical Form if you are going to be in a boat. Attendance prizes will be given. Coffee, Milk and Donuts will be available Saturday morning. If you have any questions, please contact Gary Anderson at (314) 422-4744.
FISHING & FLY FISHING OR FISH & WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
October 27 | 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Camp Warren Levis
(Scouts must choose one merit badge to work on during the day)
Join us at Camp Warren Levis for a unique merit badge workshop on Fishing & Fly Fishing or Fish and Wildlife Management. We provide the needed gear and teachers, and together we will work on the merit badges.
The merit badge will be taught in a series of rotating sessions on different topics. You will be signed off for the requirements that you complete.
- Balanced Systems
- Spin Casting Instruction
- Fly Casting Instruction
- Natural/ Artificial Baits
- Fly Tying Instruction
- Knots Instruction
- Fishing Safety, First Aid
- Fly Fishing Experience
- Fish Prep/ Cooking
Merit badge requirements include catching a fish. We cannot guarantee you will catch a fish on this day, but we will give you the opportunity!
*Please wear your Class A Uniform for the day.
Blue cards ARE NOT needed and will NOT be accepted for this event. They may be printed out from your original online registration beginning the Friday after the event. Please allow the office staff those few days to enter all of the information before you contact them asking for the blue cards.