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  • 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...
  • Garmin USA is the ICAST 2018 New Product Showcase Best of Show Award Winner

    DATE:July 15th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Garmin USA is the ICAST 2018 New Product Showcase Best of Show Award Winner Buyers and Media choose the Garmin Panoptix LiveScope as the best new product This afternoon, the American Sportfishing Association presented the ICAST 2018 New Product Showcase Best of Show award to Garmin USA for its Panoptix Livescope, the first live scanning sonar for recreational fishing. The Best of Show awards presentation was held at 2:00 p.m. in the New Product Showcase on the show floor. "We are overwhelmed...
  • The World’s Largest Sportfishing Trade Show Once Again Lives Up to Its Reputation

    DATE:July 14th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    If you are unable to see the message or images below, click here to view For Immediate Release Mary Jane Williamson, Communications Director 703-519-9691, x227 American Sportfishing Association The World’s Largest Sportfishing Trade Show Once Again Lives Up to Its Reputation ICAST hosted the largest gathering of the domestic and international sportfishing trade  Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL – July 13, 2018 – More than 15,000 representatives from the domestic...
  • Sportfishing Industry Presents the ICAST 2018 New Product Showcase Awards

    DATE:July 13th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Sportfishing Industry Presents the ICAST 2018 New Product Showcase Awards Buyers and Media choose 25 Best of Category winners  Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL – July 12, 2018 – Last night, the 25 New Product Showcase Best of Category awards were presented during the New Product Showcase Awards reception held during ICAST, the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades. ICAST, the world’s largest sportfishing trade show, is now in full swing (July 10 – 13),...
  • Saturday, June 23 is the first-ever World Fishing Day – an around-the-world live broadcast hosted by Fishing TV.

    DATE:June 22nd, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Saturday, June 23 is the first-ever World Fishing Day - an around-the-world live broadcast hosted by Fishing TV.   JUNE 23, 2018 – LET’S GO FISHING! Saturday, June 23 is the first-ever World Fishing Day - an around-the-world live broadcast hosted by Fishing TV. Starting at sunrise in Australia, New Zealand and Japan, the broadcast will follow the sun visiting 24 iconic fishing locations around the world, finally ending in Alaska. It will feature live feeds from anglers and...
  • American Sportfishing Association Elects Board of Directors Members for 2018

    DATE:June 18th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    NPAA American Sportfishing Association Elects Board of Directors Members for 2018 The diversity in the recreational fishing industry and community is well-represented to address the issues that impact the recreational fishing industry FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle+Share Alexandria, VA – June 18, 2018 – Four members of the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) were elected to fill two At-Large seats and two regional seats on the board of directors. Their terms begin...
  • DOI Announces Plan to Increase Recreational Fishing Opportunities Secretary Zinke designates new national trails and enhanced outdoor experiences

    DATE:June 5th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    For Immediate Release Mary Jane Williamson, Communications Director 703-519-9691, x227 www.asafishing.org DOI Announces Plan to Increase Recreational Fishing Opportunities Secretary Zinke designates new national trails and enhanced outdoor experiences Alexandria, VA – June 4, 2018 – On May 30, the Department of the Interior announced a plandesignating 19 new National Recreation Trails in 17 states, many of which will enhance public space for recreational fishing. The plan is part of...
  • ICAST is Where All Great Fishing Begins

    DATE:June 1st, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    ICAST is Where All Great Fishing Begins ICAST is the world’s largest venue for launching new fishing products and setting industry trends Alexandria, Va. – May 31, 2018 – With Orlando, Fla. as the backdrop, the 61st International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, is taking place July 10 - 13, at the Orange County Convention Center. All the details, including registration, are available at ICASTfishing.org. ICAST 2018, the world’s largest showcase of...
  • Sportfishing Industry Association Appoints a New R3 Director

    DATE:May 24th, 2018
    CATEGORIES: Industry News
    Sportfishing Industry Association Appoints a New R3 Director Industry veteran brings years of experience in working to increase participation Alexandria, VA – May 22, 2018 – The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is pleased to announce that Emily Beach, most recently with the Archery Trade Association (ATA), is the association’s new R3 (Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation) Director. Beach has spent the past 16 years developing the Explore Bowhunting (EB), Explore Bowfishing (EBF)...