First-Of-Its-Kind ‘Get On Board’ Campaign Makes Historic Impact On Fishing And Boating Industry

This summer, the recreational boating and fishing industry rallied together in support of a public service campaign to encourage consumers to take to the water, which yielded unparalleled results on many levels. The Get On Board campaign from Take Me Fishing and Discover Boating amplified the industry’s collective voice during a time when consumer interest in safe outdoor recreation was at an all-time high amidst COVID-19 – ultimately generating 1.8…

Wildlife Forever Fish Art Contest Highlights Western Native Trout

The Wildlife Forever Fish Art Contest has joined with the Western Native Trout Initiative to highlight the diversity of native trout in the western United States. This partnership will connect youth to the assortment of native trout utilizing the Art of Conservation®. In honor of this alliance, the Fish Art Contest has a new Western Native Trout Award. Young people interested in competing for this award should select one of…

Youth Fish Art Contest Lands in Florida

Wildlife Forever is proud to announce a new strategic partnership with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to host the Florida Fish Art Contest. Florida students in Kindergarten – 12th grade can compete in this free contest for a chance to win state and national honors and prizes. The Art of Conservation® sparks creativity and inspires wonder about the outdoors, developing the next generation of anglers and conservationists. Florida…

“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Announces Partnership with Shearwater Boats and More New Sponsors

The highly acclaimed “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” (LLGF) educational series is pleased to welcome ShearWater® Boats as its Official Boat partner. The relationship furthers efforts to encourage the female sector to participate in fishing and boating through educational programming. LLGF is anticipating a new Shearwater 250 Carolina Bay XTE in 2020, a quality “hybrid” boat perfect for inshore or offshore fishing. Lowrance and Bob’s Machine are also new partners, with…

National Fish Habitat Partnership Sponsors Wildlife Forever Fish Art Contest

Wildlife Forever is proud to announce a new strategic partnership with the National Fish Habitat Partnership. This collaboration will share The Art of Conservation® with young people across the nation, focusing on the critical role habitat has on fish and aquatic resources. The National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP) is a science-based initiative to protect, restore, and maintain America’s aquatic ecosystems. In honor of this new alliance, the Fish Art Contest…

Fish Art Contest Season Opens

Wildlife Forever and Title Sponsor Bass Pro Shops and the Johnny Morris Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium, is proud to announce that the 2021 Fish Art Contest is officially open and accepting entries. This free international art and writing competition is a perfect way to inspire learners in kindergarten through 12th grade to discover the outdoors. Young people across the world have the opportunity to highlight their artistic…

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Anglers To Learn & Go Fishing In Keys Oct. 23-25 “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” No-Yelling School

Aspiring anglers can learn, practice skills and go fishing at the award-winning “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!®” Keys University, Oct. 23-25 in the Sport Fishing Capital of the World. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the “No-Yelling School of Fishing” offers classroom presentations, two networking events, hands-on skill practice and optional charter boat fishing. Classes will be held at the waterfront Elks Lodge in Tavernier FL. No equipment or…

Women Saltwater Fishing

Ladies Learned and Caught at “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” South Florida August 21-23, 2020

Ladies tackled offshore fishing skills at the South Florida “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University, August 21-23. Hosted by the nonprofit organization, the “No Yelling School of Fishing” offered a virtual classroom presentation, networking, skill practice and an optional charter fishing trip. Seminar replays are available for a donation of $30, where the viewer can see the speakers as well as valuable questions asked by the ladies. Activities launched Friday evening…

Women's Fishing Winners

Winners of Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Screamin’ Reels Tournament Aug. 14-16, 2020 Islamorada, FL

Women came from all over Florida to compete in the non intimidating LLGF Fishing Screamin’ Reels tournament Aug. 14-16 in Islamorada, FL. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the tournament offered a virtual kickoff, informal meet and greet, easy rules for beginners and two days of inshore or offshore fishing. Fishing from eight boats, 20 participants caught 108 fish. Prizes for the two-day tournament were awarded to…

New Anglers Net Fishing Skills at “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Gulf Coast University June 27-28

Women from all around Florida united to learn fishing skills at the “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” (LLGF) Gulf Coast University June 27-28 at Bass Pro Shops, Fort Myers, FL. The University offered education, fishing skill practice and an optional fishing trip. The “No Yelling School of Fishing” provided classroom presentations by Capt. Jon Fetter/Inshore Fishing, Capt. Debbie Hanson/Fishing Basics, Betty Bauman/Conservation and Capt. Rob Fussnecker/Best Times to Fish. Skill practice…