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  • TONKAFISHING – ANGLING FOR SUICIDE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION

    DATE:July 18th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    TONKAFISHING – ANGLING FOR SUICIDE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION  Minnetonka, MN:  Today, TonkaFishing LLC.,  Lake Minnetonka’s finest community of anglers who share a passion for fishing, announces the TonkaFishing Memorial: Break the Silence fishing tournament. Nick Cox, NPAA Member #395, Founder and Owner of TonkaFishing, is proud to stand behind this one-of-a-kind event to benefit SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices in Education). TonkaFishing, LLC is a year round full service fishing industry...
  • Future Angler Event Sportsmen of Tomorrows Big Brother Big Sister fishing Event at Lake Dorthy in Norton, Ohio.

    DATE:July 9th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Due to weather the Future Angler Event on May 21, 2017 was rescheduled for June 25, 2017 to coincide with the Sportsmen of Tomorrows Big Brother Big Sister fishing Event at Lake Dorthy in Norton, Ohio. This event was a private party for youth attendees who are less fortunate or may be in a bad situation in an effort to get them into fishing with educating them about fishing basics. The event was huge success with 23 youth and 23 mentors in attendance. Food, fishing gear, a private lake, volunteers,...
  • Future Anglers Learn from Ranger/Yamaha Angler Spencer Deutz in Moose Lake, MN

    DATE:July 5th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Future Anglers Learn from Ranger/Yamaha Angler Spencer Deutz in Moose Lake, MN July 1st, 2017 marked the first time a National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) Future Angler Foundation (FAF) Youth and Family fishing clinic was held in Moose Lake, MN. In May 2017, NPAA member Spencer Deutz #552 and his wife Carley sat down and talked about hosting a FAF clinic in Moose Lake over the long holiday weekend. They estimated 20 Future Anglers would attend the clinic but that figure turned out...
  • Fishing Fundamentals Clinic April 29th 2017

    DATE:June 28th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Fishing Fundamentals Clinic April 29th 2017 NPAA member Tim Pizzi #891 and with the help of the UW-Stout Fishing Club, Charlie Schneider and Heidi Gilbertson presented his Fishing Basics seminar reviews; safety, fishing equipment and how to use it, a review of types of lures for Walleye and Bass along with what the lures do and how to use them, knots, fish identification, the kids got to handle leaches, worms, night crawlers and several sizes of minnows, the AIS message of ‘Clean Drain Dry’...
  • Spencer Deutz Educates 43 Future Anglers at Grahams Island State Park in Devils Lake, N D

    DATE:June 27th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Spencer Deutz Educates 43 Future Anglers at Grahams Island State Park in Devils Lake, N D Published June 26th, 2017 The Devils Lake Chamber of Commerce was scheduled to hold their 41st annual walleye tournament on June 23rd-24th with the rules meeting being held the night of the 22nd. As anglers entered the meeting, there was a lot of chatter if tournament director and National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) member Johnnie Candle #42 was going to allow the anglers on the water the...
  • Future Anglers Learn at Dead Eye Challenge

    DATE:June 22nd, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    The NPAA Future Angler’s Clinic at the 2017 Okuma Dead Eye Challenge on June 3rd, 2017 was a success.  The clinic was held during weigh in at Ackerman Park in Elkton, Michigan.  We had a great group of 20 kids, who were eager to learn from professional anglers, Brandon Stanton and David Kolb.  The future anglers learned about knot tying, species identification, casting, misc. fishing info, and most importantly, safety.  The children had their fishing questions answered by the pros and were...
  • NPAA PRO MEMBERS HONOR OUR VETERENS

    DATE:June 21st, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
      NPAA PRO MEMBERS HONOR OUR VETERENS The 2017 “Nels Larsen Walleyes for Warriors” at the Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Bay City, Michigan scheduled for this June 17th. & June 18th.  was another terrific success this year and several Michigan NPAA Pro Members were present again this year to Honor and support our U.S. Military Veterans at the 7th. annual walleyes for Warriors for their service to our country. The 2017 Walleyes for Warriors, Founded and previously managed...
  • Twenty Sixth Annual Camp 7 Kids Fishing Day Attracts Over 350 Youth

    DATE:June 13th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Twenty Sixth Annual Camp 7 Kids Fishing Day Attracts Over 350 Youth Saturday, June 10th was Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend along with National Fishing Week and the NPAA and Learn 2 Fish With Us were present helping to educate youth and families on the skills needed to fish.  Kids Fishing Day was held at Camp 7 Lake which is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, in the Hiawatha National Forest.  Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend allows families to fish without a fishing license. NPAA...
  • NPAA Member Gordon Stresses Importance of AIS Prevention

    DATE:June 9th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    NPAA Member Gordon Stresses Importance of AIS Prevention NPAA member Ron Gordon #146 talked safety and the importance of clean, drain, dry with future anglers this past weekend. The event took place June 3rd at the 3rd Annual Barbeau Area Sportsman’s Club Kids and Family Fishing Day. The club, along with other outside donors, sponsors hosted the event which consists of a walleye tournament and awards dinner for the contestants. The tournament requires a child 15 or under be in the boat. The...
  • NPAA Future Angler’s learn about the Mighty Mississippi at the AIM Weekend Walleye Series Warrior Boats National Championship!

    DATE:June 9th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    NPAA Future Angler’s learn about the Mighty Mississippi at the AIM Weekend Walleye Series Warrior Boats National Championship! Saturday June 3rd prior to the exciting finish of the AIM Weekend Walleye Series Warrior Boats National Championship held out of Hager City, Wisconsin, NPAA Members Eric Olson, Ben Goodman, Kris Walcker, JR Carter, and Nate Gilkey hosted a kids fishing clinic to talk about fishing basics.  Each NPAA member covered a different topic including fishing lures, knot tying...