Saltwater Fish Artwork

Fish Art Contest Deadline Approaching

The deadline to enter the 2021 Art of Conservation™ Fish Art Contest, supported by Title Sponsor Bass Pro Shops, is quickly approaching. Free and open to youth in Kindergarten to 12th grade, the contest is accepting entries until March 31st, 2021. You must enter to win! To compete, young artists create an original illustration of any species from the Official Fish List, found at www.FishArt.org. A one-page creative writing piece…

Into the Outdoors Shows Families How to Fish

Into the Outdoors, the Emmy-winning educational television series and online resource, in partnership with the National Educational Telecommunications Association is now airing on PBS across 27 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico. What happens when you broadcast educational television programs that reveal the fun and personal discovery of kids fishing? Networks across the country suddenly want to jump on board! What began as a regional television program four years ago has…

Pro Spencer Deutz

Yamaha Outboards Pro Spencer Deutz Pivots to Host First Youth and Family Fishing Clinic of 2021

The Tolna, North Dakota Volunteer Fire Department held its annual ice fishing tournament on Stump Lake in northern North Dakota in February.  Historically, this event attracts hundreds of ice anglers with the goal of obtaining yearly bragging rights by catching the largest walleye, perch, or northern pike. In spite of -30F temperatures and -50F wind chills, the event was well-attended. Another attraction that weekend was the annual Youth and Family…

Future Angler Foundation To Hold Fundraiser In Memory Of Angling Legend Ron Lindner

Angling lost a legendary angler, educator, and industry icon earlier this week with the passing of Ron Lindner.   Ron’s passion for angling was always apparent and that passion kept him actively engaged in “creating new anglers”, a mission the Future Angler Foundation (FAF) shared with Ron to the end. Ron and the Lindner family have actively supported the FAF since its formation in 2012 by allowing the FAF to auction…

Cub Scouts Fishing Event

Learn 2 Fish With Us Host Fishing Clinic For Scouts

Learn 2 Fish With Us hosted Fishing Basics seminars and fishing during a cub scout recruitment event which was held on Saturday, September 26th at Appleton Memorial Park in Appleton, WI.  Learn 2 Fish With Us, Angler Educators, Captain Greg Karch #138 and Karen Karch #121 hosted the seminars and fishing. Cub Scout organizers were amazed at the attendance through out the afternoon and said it was one of their largest…

Youth Anglers Hold Smallmouth Bass

Record Numbers of Young People Discovering Fishing

Something very strange is happening across the country involving teens and fishing. Though some speculate it may be a result of COVID-19, or perhaps distance learning about angling education, or possibly even Saturday morning television shows about teens catching fish, one thing is clear… today’s teens are suddenly going fishing in record-breaking numbers. For instance, in one week, the Minnesota DNR sold a record 13,369 fishing licenses in to resident…

Into the Outdoors

New R3 Angling Videos, TV Shows and Educational Curriculum Gifted to R3 Community

In its third year of Getting Families Fishing, this national education initiative launched by the Future Angler Foundation and the Into the Outdoors Education Network recently added another 16 aquatic and angling education videos along with 16 dedicated topic webpages as part of their 2019 FWS grant. This builds a total of 32 fishing videos and web pages with educational materials that are free, open source to the entire R3…