BSA Fishing
Certified Angling Instructors

BSA Regional Fishing Chairman

The Region and Area Maps showing cities, camp locations and boundary lines can be found by clicking here: Region and Area Maps


Fishing Chairman:

Central Region - Michael Brand 

Northeast Region - James Byrd

Southern Region - William Pepito

Western Region - Tim Beaty

General Duties:

  • Provide active positive support to the mission of the Region - Outdoor Programs Support Team
  • Build awareness, within the Region, of the benefits of High quality fishing programs on Scout recruitment and retention
  • Build awareness, within the Region, of the detriments of Low quality fishing programs on Scout recruitment and retention
  • Provide guidance and support in the development of Scouters who have an interest in providing quality fishing programs
  • Provide guidance and support to quality fishing programs addressing the needs of all Scouts in the Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing program
  • Provide guidance and support to quality fishing programs offered at the Unit, District, Council, and Regional level
  • Provide Region representation on the National Fishing Task Force, and provide active, positive support to the Task Force mission of providing leadership and guidance concerning all Fishing aspects of BSA’s Programs in order to ensure that Scouts at all levels has the best opportunity to learn and enjoy the sport of fishing.  Further, to encourage and foster a progressive learning experience to Scouts and Scouters via education advancement, programs, literature, and other resources necessary to teach and support fishing and conservation within the BSA Scouting World
  • Identify, recruit, and provide recommendation of high quality talented Scouters willing to commitment volunteer service as Area Leads – Fishing within the Region.
  • Provide support and provide guidance to the Area Leads – Fishing within the Region, providing Scouters with meaningful service opportunities providing value.  Further, fostering a quality volunteer experience, improving Scouter retention 


Address: 8 Forest Oak Ct, St. Louis, Missouri 63026

Phone: 314-477-8120

E-Mail: Michael Brand

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