It would be better IMHO. CPR format would teach high schoolers about conservation while still allowing them to showcase their angling skills to colleges. Kayaking promotes outdoor lifestyle and exercise. Schools could buy X number of kayaks and outfit them with basic options like a paddle, 4" sonar only FF, anchor trolley system, rod holder, and milk crate. Students provide some gear/tackle and a PFD.
I like the idea. However getting a school to go for it might be difficult on the safety side of things.
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