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2015 Cabelas Lake St Clair FAF Youth Fishing Clinic

On Friday, April 17, 2015 a Youth Fishing Clinic was conducted at the Lake St. Clair MWC event after the first day’s Tournament Weigh-in of the 69 Team 2015 Cabelas MWC tour stop on the Lake St. Clair/Detroit River/ Lake Erie.Rick Kretzschmar, a Certified Fishing Instructor & NPAA member # 438 served as the Event Clinic Fishing Instructor that included the following clinic subjects: Water/ Fishing Safety, Spin-cast & Open…

NPAA Future Angler Event in Lake City, MN a Success

On May 8th the NPAA held a Future Angler Clinic at the Cabelas National Walleye Tour Event at Lake City, MN. There was a standing room only as there were over 200 kids in attendance to listen to Eric Olson’s seminar on tips and techniques the young anglers could use to catch fish on the Mississippi River. Eric also covered the importance of water safety and did a segment on…

FUTURE ANGLER FOUNDATION RAISED $30K TO KICK OFF BIG YEAR

(Jan 14, 2015) Forestville, Wisc. — With growing support from the sportfishing community, the Future Angler Foundation (FAF) blew past the $10,000 fundraising goal for January and hit a whopping $30,337. The double-down came from a matching funds and opening gift by the J.J. Keller Foundation totaling $15,000. Along with these generous gifts, the angler-members attending the National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) conference contributed their own $15,337 through the live…

Youth Introduced to Fishing Basics at Chicago Muskie Expo

NPAA member, Greg Karch #138, Certified Angler Educator with Learn 2 Fish With Us hosted a fishing seminar that introduced youth to fishing during the Chicago Muskie Expo.  The event was held on Sunday, January 11th at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.  Over sixty youth and their parents attended the seminar.   The seminar started with Lakken, who is seven years old, explaining to the crowd what fishing…

Walleye Insider/Al Lindner Auction

  Worldwide Marine Underwriters Donates Complete Set of Walleye Insider Magazines &Day on the Water with Al Lindner to Future Angler Foundation Follow Link for Video :FAF Walleye Insider/Al Lindner Day on the Water Auction   National Professional Anglers Association Member and NPAA Gold Supporting Partner, Bob Luellen of Worldwide Marine Insurance, has donated an entire collection of Walleye Insider Magazines to the NPAA.  This is the magazine that covered the…

National Walleye Tour Championship Stage Site for Oshkosh Future Angler Event

On September 20th, the NPAA hosted a “Future Angler Event at the Cabela’s National Walleye Tour Championship(CNWT). The event lead was Rick Zachowski NPAA #231.  NPAA member Eric Olson  gave an informational seminar on the fishing techniques that were being used during the CNWT event that week including; jigging, trolling cranks and hand lining floating Rapala’ s. Eric also discussed the importance of safety around the water, including the use…

Kids Fishing Clinic held at The Fishing Crew of South Dakota’s 2014 Championship Webster, SD

NPAA Member  Articles Published September 3, 2014 National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) members Cody Lauer (#930) and Josh Olson (#682) hosted a kids fishing clinic at The Fishing Crew of South Dakota’s 2014 Championship held at Waubay Lake in Webster, South Dakota on August 16th. There were 37 kids along with many parents, spectators, and anglers, who participated in the clinic. Topics that were covered included: knot tying, bait presentation, bait types, and…

Future Anglers Learn About Safety at National Walleye Tour Event In Escanaba

Future Anglers Learn About Safety at National Walleye Tour Event In Escanaba NPAA Member News Published September 10, 2014 The NPAA held its third Future Angler Clinic of the year for the National Walleye Tour on Saturday August 30 in  Escanaba, MI following the final day weigh in.  An estimated 125 young anglers were in attendance, accompanied by their parents.  Marianne Huskey took the stage and talked to both the kids and the parents…

Rain and Sleet Didn’t Stop These Future Anglers!

Rain and Sleet Didn’t Stop These Future Anglers! NPAA Member  Articles Published September 15, 2014 September 12th, 2014 Cass Lake, MN-The Masters Walleye Circuit (MWC) headed to Cass Lake, MN for the second to last stop of the regular season. Day 1 of the event was accompanied with low 50 degree temperatures, rain and sleet but that didn’t stop the Future Angler Event to be held following the weigh-in.  Seven brave Future Pro…