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“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Weekend Offers Angling Fun in South Florida April 29-May 1, 2016

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Women, men and teens are invited to tackle fishing skills at the South Florida “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University, April 29-May 1, 2016 at the I.T. Parker Community Center, Dania Beach, FL. Hosted by the nonprofit organization, the weekend conservation-minded university offers classroom presentations, networking, hands-on skill practice and an optional charter fishing trip. Activities launch Friday evening with a networking social and appetizer contest from…

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

  (January 28, 2015) Forestville, WI — Anglers and the sportfishing community recently gathered in the Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin and kicked off the major annual fundraiser for the Future Angler Foundation (FAF). This benefit banquet was sponsored by Yamaha and Skeeter Boats for the fourth consecutive year. The live and silent auction, held on the Saturday evening of the National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) conference raised $28,848 that included a…

FUTURE ANGLER FOUNDATION ADDS NICK SCHMAL TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(Nov.23, 2015) Forestville, Wisc. — Continuing with the mission of increasing participation in the sport of fishing, the Future Angler Foundation (FAF) has filled an open seat on the board of directors with R. Nick Schmal, retired USDA Forest Service fishery program leader. Schmal, who lives in Germantown, Wisc., has agreed to assume the role of Executive Director. With a long career in the biology and science areas of fisheries…

“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Comes to the Keys Nov. 13-15, 2015

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT BETTY BAUMAN AT 954-475-9068 “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” No-Yelling School Comes to the Keys Nov. 13-15, 2015 Angler’s getaway in Islamorada and Tavernier, FL includes fishing, rigging, conservation and more! LAUDERDALE, FL – 6/2015 ─ The “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!®” No-Yelling school returns to the Sport Fishing Capital of the World for their Florida Keys event Nov. 13-15. The weekend conservation-minded university offers classroom presentations, networking, hands-on…

Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Founder Betty Bauman Wins Bass Pro Shops Pass It On Award

“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Founder Betty Bauman Wins Bass Pro Shops Pass It On Award   FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT BETTY BAUMAN AT 954-475-9068 FT. LAUDERDALE, FL  — Betty Bauman, Founder of “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” (LLGF) was presented with the Bass Pro Shops Pass It On Award by the Florida Outdoor Writer’s Association. The award recognizes a FOWA member who has gone the extra mile to introduce other to…

NPAA MEMBERS ASSIST WITH IOWA’S LARGEST CHARITY-SPONSORED FISHEREE

On the weekend of August 1st and 2nd, over 1,300 anglers and volunteers participated in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids 13th Annual Fish-O-Rama event at Robins Lake in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Fish-O-Rama is one of Iowa’s largest charitable fisherees and provides direct funding to the ongoing programs for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids reaching over 300 local youth annually. NPAA members, Do-It Molds pro…

Ladies Snag Fishing Techniques at “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Treasure Coast University, May 29-31, 2015

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT BETTY BAUMAN AT 954-475-9068 STUART, FL 6/2015 – A variety of women and a few lucky men spent the weekend sharing fishing knowledge at the Treasure Coast “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” (LLGF) University May 29-31 at the Stuart Corinthian Yacht Club, Stuart, FL. The program offered a chance to learn, practice and go fishing. Participants ranged from women seeking skills to teach their children, widowers yearning…

Ladies to Make Waves at “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!”® Treasure Coast Fishing University Stuart, FL May 29-31, 2015

Mothers, daughters, and families interested in learning to fish are invited to get away for a weekend of fishing and fun. This year’s Treasure Coast award-winning “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!”® University will be held at the Stuart Corinthian Yacht Club, Stuart, FL on May 29-31. The weekend conservation-minded university offers classroom presentations, networking, hands-on skill practice and an optional charter fishing trip. Activities launch Friday evening with a networking social…

NPAA and FAF Receive Forest Service’s “Rise to the Future” Award

NPAA & FAF News for Immediate Release – May 20, 2015 Forestville, WI – The National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) and its nonprofit partner, the Future Angler Foundation (FAF), received the National “Rise to the Future” award for Aquatic Recreational Accomplishment in Washington D.C. on Monday, May 18. Patrick Neu, the NPAA Executive Director and the President of the FAF, accepted this prestigious award on behalf of the organizations’ members…

88 Attend Future Angler Event in Fargo, ND!

For the second year in a row, Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame Club, FM Walleyes Unlimited, INC. and Courts Plus Fitness Center came together to hold a National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) Future Angler Event. Over the past two years, this event has introduced and helped 200 kids perfect their fishing skills and learn the basics of fishing and the outdoors. On Saturday April 25th, 88 kids attend the…