Hopkins Elementary students went on a fishing field trip today at Son Valley Ranch. An Hopkins counselor surveyed all the students last October and found fifty percent of students had never been fishing. Pre K- 5th grade students attended the fishing field trip. Coast Guard and Texas Parks and Wildlife with the event by bringing a boat and a fish touch tank.
"The kids being able to fish, being near the water, being educated about different kinds of fish in our area. That provides them that connection with what we want to teach them about our area and the water and the fish and the animals," said Dana Durham.
All Hopkins students attended the field trip throughout the week.