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  • Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Outlines Priorities with Beltway and Industry Leaders

    DATE:April 13th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Alexandria, VA – April 13, 2018 – Congressional and administration officials joined recreation industry leaders yesterday to mark the formal launch of the nation’s premier coalition of outdoor recreation trade associations, the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR). The event provided a platform for the group to officialy outline its priorities as it works to educate decision makers on Capitol Hill about the importance of the outdoor recreation economy and ensure our nation’s public lands...
  • The Fishing Community Mourns Lefty Kreh’s Passing

    DATE:April 10th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    The Fishing Community Mourns Lefty Kreh’s Passing Bernard “Lefty” Kreh, one of the most well-known and beloved of America’s fly fishermen and fly-casting instructors, passed away on March 14, 2018, at his home in Cockeysville, Md., at age 93. Lefty is most known for being one of the pioneers of saltwater fly fishing and his book, Fly Fishing in Salt Water, is considered the seminal volume on the subject. Lefty was born February 26, 1925, in Frederick, Md. His father taught...
  • Sportfishing Leaders Converge on Washington

    DATE:March 31st, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    NPAA Sportfishing Leaders Converge on Washington ASA Government Affairs committee outlines industry agenda for coming months Alexandria, VA – March 29, 2018 – During its annual spring meeting, the American Sportfishing Association’s (ASA) Government Affairs committee discussed a variety of sportfishing policy positions and outlined its agenda for the coming months. Over the course of the two-day meeting – held March 26-27, in Washington, D.C. – the committee held briefings with three federal...
  • Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Welcomes Government Recognition of Industry as GDP Contributor

    DATE:February 16th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    NPAA For Immediate Release Mary Jane Williamson, Communications Director 703-519-9691, x227 www.asafishing.org Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Welcomes Government Recognition of Industry as GDP Contributor Inaugural report highlights economic influence of outdoor recreation industry Alexandria, VA – February 14, 2018 – The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) today applauded the release of the first-ever government report recognizing the outdoor recreation industry as a significant economic contributor...
  • FLW is extremely saddened to announce that the body of co-angler Nik Kayler, 38, of Apopka, Florida, has been recovered from Lake Okeechobee.

    DATE:January 10th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    FLW is extremely saddened to announce that the body of co-angler Nik Kayler, 38, of Apopka, Florida, has been recovered from Lake Okeechobee. Kayler’s body was recovered from the lake near Clewiston, Florida, Wednesday morning by a commercial vessel. Numerous agencies, including the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), United States Coast Guard, St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office and Okeechobee Sheriff’s Office were involved in the search...
  • Women Ice Angler Project (WIAP #womenonice)on the Move in Minnesota’s Otter Tail Lakes Country

    DATE:November 9th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Women Ice Angler Project (WIAP #womenonice)on the Move in Minnesota’s Otter Tail Lakes Country (Otter Tail County, Minn.) November 8, 2017 — The Women Ice Angler Project will be on the move in 2018—literally. The fourth year of #womeonice will focus on moving from lake-to-lake in Otter Tail Lakes Country (Otter Tail County, Minnesota) highlighting the ease of mobility and moving from spot to spot. Otter Tail Lakes Country Association (OTLCA) and East Silent Lake Resort will host the media...
  • Sportfishing Industry Association’s Board of Directors Names New President

    DATE:October 15th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Sportfishing Industry Association's Board of Directors Names New President Glenn Hughes, ASA's Vice President of Industry Relations, to assume role of President Alexandria, VA – October 10, 2017 – The American Sportfishing Association’s (ASA) board of directors is pleased to announce that Glenn Hughes, ASA’s Vice President for Industry Relations, has been hired to take on the role of President beginning April 1, 2018. The announcement was made during the board of directors meeting which...
  • FISHING CAREERS WORKSHOP 2017

    DATE:October 4th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: Industry News, NPAA News
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBoE2GmwY5I&feature=youtu.be Do you want to make a living in the Fishing Industry? Co-hosted by Al and Troy Lindner and boosted by a line-up of successful professionals currently working in the sport fishing industry, you’ll learn detailed practical information, guidance and expertise to navigate the sport fishing waters. Join us at Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake in the Brainerd Lakes Area on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at  8:30 AM - 5:30 PM.  This...
  • As hurricane relief efforts continue, many are stepping up to help. And Maverick Boat Group is stepping up BIG.

    DATE:September 29th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
      As hurricane relief efforts continue, many are stepping up to help. And Maverick Boat Group is stepping up BIG. They’re auctioning off a brand new Pathfinder 2200 TRS, and donating 100% of proceeds to their hurricane relief fund. Now that’s community support! Along with Yamaha, Power Pole and Ameratrail Trailers, Maverick Boat Group will use the proceeds to help those in the fishing community who have been significantly impacted by Hurricanes...
  • Recreational Fishing Participation Increased Nearly 20 Percent Over the Past 10 Years Preliminary findings by the USFWS also reveal increase in fishing expenditures

    DATE:September 18th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Recreational Fishing Participation Increased Nearly 20 Percent Over the Past 10 Years Preliminary findings by the USFWS also reveal increase in fishing expenditures ALEXANDRIA, VA - September 13, 2017 – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released its initial report of the 2016 National Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation national survey. The survey, conducted every five years in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau, shows that fishing participation is up nearly 20 percent...