NPAA and FAF Support Scout Ice Fishing at Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta, Burlington, WI

Forestville, WI: Dryer Lake in Kenosha County, WI came alive on Saturday February 3, 2018 when over 44 Boy and Cub Scouts, 8 scout siblings and 29 parents from the Northeast Illinois Council, were educated on the fine science and art of ice fishing by Mike McNett and members of the USA Ice Team. They were joined by Steve Klubertanz, BSA Certified Angling Instructor (NPAA #1014) and Robert “Nick” Schmal,…

FUTURE ANGLER FOUNDATION HOSTS SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISER AT THE NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL ANGLERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Forestville, WI — Anglers, the sportfishing community, and industry partners recently gathered in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin to attend  a major annual fundraiser for the Future Angler Foundation (FAF). This benefit banquet was sponsored by Yamaha and Skeeter Boats for the sixth consecutive year.  The live and silent auction and raffle held on the Saturday evening of the National Professional Anglers Association’s (NPAA) conference raised over $25,000 including a $1000 donation…

Freshwater Fishing University Feb. 10 at Bass Pro Shops Fort Myers, FL.

Forestville, WI: The nonprofit Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Foundation announces the Gulf Coast Freshwater Fishing University February 10, 2018 at Bass Pro Shops in Fort Myers, FL. Women, men and teens can learn and practice fishing at several hands-on skill stations, then fish from land. Registration includes classes, equipment, hands on practice, lunch, fishing, and more. No experience or equipment is necessary. “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!”, or LLGF for short, is a…

Future Angler Foundation Fundraising Banquet to Auction Awesome Trips and Prizes

Forestville, WI. You want to help out the Future Angler Foundation and National Professional Anglers Association? And you can’t make it to this year’s annual conference and banquet at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI? Well here are few of the items up for auction that you don’t want to miss out on. Tell you friends attending to bid on them for you. We will be posting several other items as…

Happy Holidays from The Future Angler Foundation

Forestville, WI.  Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones from the Future Angler Foundation. As another year draws to a close, and with a new year just around the corner, we want to thank you for playing your part in the growth of the FAF. We wouldn’t be where we are today without the support of loyal professional anglers and partners like you! The Board of Directors sends forth a heartfelt…

NPAA Annual Conference Set For January 5-7, 2018

Forestville, WI-Anyone interested in creating or advancing their career in the fishing industry should mark their calendar for Jan. 5th-7th, the dates the National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) will hold its 2018 Annual Conference at Chula Vista Water Park and Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. “Since 2009, the NPAA Annual Conference has been a ‘can’t-miss it’ event for those interested in the fishing industry,” says NPAA Executive Director Pat Neu….

FAF Supports the LLGF event at Florida Keys Oct. 20-22

Forestsville, WI. Aspiring anglers came from as far away as Ohio and Washington, DC to learn from the pros at the award winning “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!®” Keys University, October 20-22 at the Elks Lodge, Tavernier, FL. The University kicked off on Friday with a meet-and-greet social featuring networking, fundraisers and an incredible Master Chef Appetizer Contest. Tied for First Place were Shrimp Ceviche by Donna Kahn and Crab Cakes by Cathy Brewer….

FAF Partnership with Trout Unlimited Continues at Youth Camp

Forestville, WI. Wisconsin Trout Unlimited (TU) held their fourth annual Youth Fishing Camp July 20th-July 23rd at the Pine Lake Bible Camp south of Waupaca, WI. TU hosted the camp for 20 lucky 12-16 year old students. The camp covered:  knot tying, fly tying, fish shocking, fly and spin casting, bait fishing, aquatic invasive species, stream and lake ecology, and much more! The campers all received a rod/reel combos during closing ceremonies from…

TWENTY SIXTH ANNUAL CAMP 7 KIDS FISHING DAY ATTRACTS OVER 350 YOUTH

Forestville, WI. Saturday, June 10th was Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend along with National Fishing Week and the National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) and Learn 2 Fish With Us were present helping to educate youth and families on the skills needed to fish.  Kids Fishing Day was held at Camp 7 Lake which is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, in the Hiawatha National Forest.           NPAA…

NPAA and FAF to Participate in Hiawatha NF 26th Annual Kids Fishing Day June 10th

Forestville, WI:  The Hiawatha National Forest and partners are co-hosting our 26th year Kids Fishing Day at Camp 7 Campground Day Use Area on Saturday June 10th from 11:00am until 3:30pm.   This year promises to be awesome as we have several new events including Backyard Bass with Professional NPAA Angler Educator Captain Greg Karch who will teach the techniques of casting (See picture). There will again be the trout pond…