My daughter is a pro.
We took her over to a local lake by my office this morning, for her first time fishing. I rigged up her Princess pole with a size 10 aberdeen hook , a small split shot, a weighted float, and half a crawler. I helped her cast off of the fishing pier into an area of submergent vegeation, where fish were likely holding. Within a minute her float was under and a fish was on. She reeled in the fish like she had been doing it her whole life. Her first catch was a pumpkinseed.
Now all she says around the house is fish, or as she says, "pesch".
I think I've got her hooked for life.