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  • 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...
  • 2018 Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame Inductees

    DATE:September 16th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    2018 Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame Inductees   One of the many programs of the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame, based in Hayward, Wisconsin, consists of recognizing individuals, organizations and institutions who have made significant and lasting contributions to the sport and heritage of freshwater fishing. The Hall of Fame Awards Committee meets annually in August to make their selections for the following year and after much deliberation there were 12 individuals and one organization...
  • The World’s Largest Sportfishing Trade Show Once Again Lives Up to Its Reputation

    DATE:July 16th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    The World’s Largest Sportfishing Trade Show Once Again Lives Up to Its Reputation ICAST 2017 hosted the largest gathering of the domestic and international sportfishing trade Orange County Convention Center – July 14, 2017 – From exhibitors to buyers to media, representatives from the domestic and international recreational fishing and boating community converged on the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla., July 11-14, for the 60thInternational Convention of Allied Sportfishing...
  • American Sportfishing Association Elects Board of Directors Members for 2017

    DATE:June 29th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    American Sportfishing Association Elects Board of Directors Members for 2017 Industry leaders bring a wide-range of talent and experience to address the issues that impact the recreational fishing industry Alexandria, VA – June 28, 2017 – Four members of the American Sportfishing Association(ASA) were elected to fill two regional seats and two At-Large seats on the board of directors. Their terms begin October 1, 2017, and they will serve three-year terms. Last October, the membership voted...
  • Recreation Industry Leaders Complete Important Day of Policy Discussions with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke

    DATE:April 25th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Recreation Industry Leaders Complete Important Day of Policy Discussions with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Alexandria, VA - April 25, 2017 - Senior recreation industry corporate and trade association officials met with Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday, April 24, capping a full and encouraging day of discussions with administration officials. The meetings were organized by the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable (ORIR) and began in Shenandoah National Park. Twelve...
  • Senior Administration Officials and Recreation Industry Leaders Discuss Recreation Expansion and Improvements

    DATE:April 24th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Senior Administration Officials and Recreation Industry Leaders Discuss Recreation Expansion and Improvements FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle+Share Alexandria, VA – April 24, 2017 – Senior officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and U.S. Forest Service met with more than 30 representatives of the outdoor recreation industry at Shenandoah National Park April 24 to discuss improving visitor experiences on America’s public lands and waters. The meeting was hosted by...