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  • Sportfishing Industry Highlights Efforts for Increasing Fishing Participation

    DATE:December 7th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Sportfishing Industry Highlights Efforts for Increasing Fishing Participation ASA focused on what the industry can do to support state natural resource agencies Alexandria, VA – December 6, 2018 – The American Sportfishing Association(ASA), which represents the sportfishing industry, highlighted what the industry is doing to increase recreational fishing participation during the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s (RBFF) annual State Marketing Workshop held December 5 and 6,...
  • Sportfishing Industry Association Appoints New Atlantic Fisheries Policy Director

    DATE:December 4th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Sportfishing Industry Association Appoints New Atlantic Fisheries Policy Director Fisheries management policy veteran will focus on a number of recreational fishing species Alexandria, VA – December 4, 2018 – The American Sportfishing Association(ASA) is pleased to announce that Michael Waine, most recently a Fisheries Management Analyst with NOAA Fisheries, has joined the ASA staff as Atlantic Fisheries Policy Director. Based in Morehead City, N.C., Waine will focus on fisheries policy...
  • American Sportfishing Association Recognizes Industry and Legislative Leaders

    DATE:October 16th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    American Sportfishing Association Recognizes Industry and Legislative Leaders Industry recognizes several individuals for their outstanding leadership and support Alexandria, VA – October 12, 2018 – The American Sportfishing Association's(ASA) 2018 Sportfishing Summit, the sportfishing industry's premier networking and business management event, was held October 9-12, just outside Charleston, S.C. This annual fall business meeting brought more than 230 fishing and boating industry and community...
  • Sportfishing Industry Association Elevates Staff to Senior Leadership Positions

    DATE:October 3rd, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Sportfishing Industry Association Elevates Staff to Senior Leadership Positions Association veterans will focus on continuing growth in membership, angler participation, communications, trade show and Government Affairs Alexandria, VA – October 1, 2018 – Today, the American Sportfishing Association(ASA) announced the appointment of three staff members to senior leadership positions within the association. "It’s my pleasure to announce that Mike Leonard, Liz Ogilvie and Blake Swango have...
  • Traditions Media Comes Up Golden, Basks Briefly in the Glow

    DATE:September 25th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Traditions Media team members and past recipients of the Golden Glow. Traditions Media Comes Up Golden, Basks Briefly in the Glow Communications team awarded the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers’ highest honor MANDAN, N.D. (September 24, 2019) – The Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers (AGLOW) presented three recipients with the organization’s highest honors at its 63rd annual...
  • Sportfishing Industry Welcomes Final Release of First-Ever Government Statistics on Industry’s Contribution to U.S. Economy

    DATE:September 22nd, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Sportfishing Industry Welcomes Final Release of First-Ever Government Statistics on Industry’s Contribution to U.S. Economy Recreational fishing and boating is the largest contributor of the core outdoor recreation activities Alexandria, VA – September 20, 2018 – The American Sportfishing Association(ASA), a founding member of the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR), today voiced its support for the final report recognizing the outdoor recreation industry as a significant contributor to the...
  • DATE:September 5th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    New Report Highlights Recreational Fishing’s Broad Economic and Conservation Impact Anglers’ expenditures have a significant impact on the nation’s economy Alexandria, VA – September 4, 2018 – For millions of Americans, recreational fishing is more than just a pleasant getaway; it’s a way of life. As an industry, it provides a living for countless other people in businesses ranging from fishing tackle and boating manufacturing to travel and hospitality to publications, magazines and...
  • Sportfishing Industry Association Appoints New Government Affairs Policy Director

    DATE:August 22nd, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Sportfishing Industry Association Appoints New Government Affairs Policy Director Policy veteran will focus on state and federal policies that affect freshwater fisheries Alexandria, Va. – August 22, 2018 – The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is pleased to announce that Clay Crabtree, most recently a Legislative Analyst with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has joined the ASA staff as Policy Director. Crabtree’s tenure began on Monday, August 20, 2018. He will be...
  • NEW STUDY: 2 MILLION MORE AMERICANS LURED BY FISHING

    DATE:July 18th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    NPAA NEW STUDY: 2 MILLION MORE AMERICANS LURED BY FISHING   Comprehensive report provides key insight into nation’s no. 2 adult outdoor activity ALEXANDRIA, VA (July 13, 2018) – While Americans are collectively checking their phones more than 8 billion times a day, a new industry report shows that they are increasingly disconnecting and getting out on the water to catch fish. More than 49 million Americans cast a line in 2017, demonstrating a year-over-year increase of nearly 2 million...
  • Border Water Survey Questions

    DATE:July 18th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    NPAA The link below should take you directly to our survey questions from our border waters meetings held in May.   https://goo.gl/forms/HSYJLde6Jo0ZgUju2   You should be able to forward this e-mail and the link should work for anyone who receives it.  If there are any difficulties or questions people should feel free to contact me directly using the info in my signature line below.   We ask that folks please answer ALL the questions in the survey as fully completed sets...