RBFF LAUNCHES 60 IN 60 TOOLKIT TO INCREASE FISHING PARTICIPATION

Forestville. WI. The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) yesterday announced the release of its 60 in 60 Toolkit. The Toolkit, which includes research, best-practices and free resources, aims to help fishing and boating stakeholders increase participation from the current 46 million anglers to 60 million anglers by 2021, contributing to gains in boating and conservation. The 60 in 60 Toolkit is a step-by-step guide that includes: Information on why 60…

Learning and Fishing Fun with LLGF at Ft. Myers/Matlacha, FL

Forestville, WI. “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” (LLGF) hosted a full class of nearly 60 people who came to learn fishing skills at the Gulf Coast University March 11-12 at the Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge. The University offered education, hands-on fishing activities, networking and an optional fishing trip. While the participants were predominately female, some brought husbands and teens for the whole family to learn fishing. The “No Yelling School of…

Boating Season Just Around the Corner

Forestville, WI. It’s that time of year again, so get prepared for the upcoming boating season with customized boating safety books, banners, buttons, stickers and more. WearItBoater.com is your one-stop-shop for a wide array of creative and functional products for students, teachers and instructors. It’s tempting not to wear a life jacket while on the water, especially on nice days. You want to get some sun, you think you’ll get too hot,…

Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing! To Host Juno Beach Surf Fishing Clinic March 25

Forestville, WI. Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing will host a surf fishing clinic conducted by Pompano Rich Vidulich from 7:30 a.m. to noon, March 25, 2017 at Loggerhead Park 14200 US-1, Juno Beach, FL 33408. The event includes more than four hours of hands-on instruction and fishing on the beach. Anglers can learn the most effective techniques for catching and releasing fish found along the beaches such as pompano, whiting, croaker, bluefish, Spanish mackerel, black…

Webinar on Recommendations for Effective Angler R3 Efforts

Forestville, WI.  The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF) states: “We can achieve 60 million anglers in 60 months! The goal is lofty but if we all work together, we can achieve 60 in 60 by utilizing effective ways to recruit, retain and reactivate (R3) anglers and boaters.” RBFF and the Aquatic Resources Education Association (AREA) recently released the Recommendations and Strategic Tools for Effective Angler Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation…

RBFF Webinar: Recommendations for Effective Angler R3 Efforts

Forestville, WI. January 27, 2017.  The Future Angler Foundation (FAF) supports the efforts to grow the sport of recreational fishing by “Creating New Anglers.”  We encourage all of our partners and supporters to sign up for the February Webinar hosted by the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF). Information from RBFF follows: “Let’s kick off 2017 by ramping up our efforts to achieve 60 million anglers in 60 months. We can…

Future Angler Foundation Fundraising Banquet a Success Thanks to Donors and Attendees Forestville, WI. January 26, 2017: The Future Angler events hosted by National Professional Angler Association (NPAA) members and partners may set a new record in 2017 thanks to the generous donations and contributions during the annual fundraising banquet and auctions held on January 7th! Our FAF board and NPAA officers want to thank all of you for your…

Congress Approves Major Water Projects Bill

Alexandria, VA – December 12, 2016 – Over the weekend, the U.S. Senate passed a comprehensive maritime infrastructure bill that drew a mixed reaction from the recreational fishing industry. By a 78-21 vote, the Senate passed the “Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act (WIIN),” which had been approved by the U.S. House of Representatives earlier last week. The WIIN Act now heads to the President’s desk for his signature. The American Sportfishing Association (ASA), the…

REC Act = More and Better Fishing

Alexandria, VA – December 9, 2016.  President Obama recently signed the REC Act into law and it could be a game-changer for those of us that enjoy the sport of fishing. Officially known as the Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act of 2016, the REC Act directs the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the Department of Commerce to assess and analyze the outdoor recreation industry and the effects…

Holiday Wishes!

Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones from the Future Angler Foundation. This has been an especially exciting year, as we are celebrating our five year anniversary. In those few years, thanks to the passion and dedication of National Professional Angler Association (NPAA) members, we made many dreams come true by “Creating New Anglers”: Since 2012 when the foundation was formed, FAF support and products have reached nearly 56,300…