Belt Loop and Pin
Cub Scout Sports:
Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts may
complete requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community
environment. Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners.
Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins.
Requirements for the Fishing Sports Belt Loop
Complete these three requirements:
- Review your local fishing regulations with your leader or adult
partner. Explain why they are important, and commit to following
- Demonstrate how to properly bait a hook.
- Try to catch a fish.
Requirements for the Fishing Sports Pin
Earn the Fishing belt loop, and complete five of the following
- Compete in a pack or community fishing tournament
- Demonstrate how to clean a fish.
- Prepare a report on three different kinds of fish. Include
information on preferred habitats, feeding habits, and recommended
fishing techniques, baits, and equipment needed to catch it
- Draw a picture of three different types of fishing reels. Explain
how each works.
- Tie three fishing flies. Use at least one to fish.
- Demonstrate proficiency in casting at a target 30 feet away.
- Select a species of fish and draw a picture of it, correctly
labeling each part and its function.
- Replace the line in a fishing reel.
- Make a simple pole and line fishing rig. Use it to catch a fish.
- Catch a fish using artificial bait or lures.
- Practice fishing on five occasions, complying with local fishing
regulations and the Outdoor Code.
General Sports Requirements
Following are the requirements for earning the Sports belts loops and
|Belt loops and pins are earned only by Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and
Webelos Scouts (not adults).
|The archery and BB-gun shooting belt loops and pins must be earned
under BSA range-trained supervision. The BB-gun shooting loop and
pin must be earned at a BSA facility range.
|Requirements may be adjusted to accommodate the special needs of
Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts with disabilities.
|Webelos Scouts may earn a belt loop or pin a second time to
qualify for Webelos activity badges.
|Boys may earn belt loops more than once; however, leaders should
encourage boys to try different requirements and earn the pin. Packs
should have a clear policy in place about whether the pack or the
boy's family is responsible for the cost of awards earned more than
Cub-Safe Fishing Resources for Kids
Pack 121 Leader - Michael
The Pack 121 web site is maintained by
Jennifer Todd-Whitson and Kellie
Pack 121 is a member of the
19 Harvard St.
Worcester, MA 01609-2870
This page was updated on 10/17/00