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  • NPAA Member #2 Tony Puccio has signed a new contract with Andy Myers Lodge on Eagle Lake Ontario for June 27th thru August 11th, 2017

    DATE:May 24th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    NPAA NPAA Member #2 Tony Puccio has signed a new contract with Andy Myers Lodge on Eagle Lake Ontario for June 27th thru August 11th, 2017 Puccio will be a Fishing Educator for quests, with on and off the water seminars. The lodge hosts 50 to 70 quests per week with a wide variety of fishing expertise. Puccio says working one-on-one with different age groups really helps to grow the sport. Puccio feels education is the back bone of the future of the fishing industry. He will share his...
  • Captain Greg Shares His Hobby Of Fishing To Elementary Youth

    DATE:May 16th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Captain Greg Shares His Hobby Of Fishing To Elementary Youth  This past Friday, May 2nd, Certified Angler Educator Greg Karch with Learn 2 Fish With Us and NPAA Member #138, hosted fishing seminars at Zielanis Elementarywhich is located in Kiel, Wisconsin.  It was Career/Hobby day at Zielanis Elementaryand the youth got to choose what seminars they wanted to attend that afternoon and Greg’s Fishing Basics seminars was packed.  Greg explained to the students that he has been fishing since...
  • Ranger/Yamaha Angler Spencer Deutz Educates Future Anglers Just Days Before MN Fishing Opener

    DATE:May 14th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Ranger/Yamaha Angler Spencer Deutz Educates Future Anglers Just Days Before MN Fishing Opener Published 5/9/17 Moorhead, MN-Saturday May 6th, 2017 was the first time a Future Angler Youth and Family fishing clinic was held at Elevate Human Potential (EHP) Cross Fit in Moorhead, MN. In January 2017, National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) member Spencer Deutz #552 approached EHP about the opportunity to host such an event and they agreed without hesitation. With days of preparation...
  • Hundreds of Future Anglers Learn to Fish at the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge

    DATE:May 4th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    NPAA Hundreds of Future Anglers Learn to Fish at the  Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge On April 22 National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) member Brent Long #109 and daughter Brittany Long worked with youth and adults during the "Spring into Nature" event held at the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge in Basom, NY.  In all 850 people attended the event throughout the day. Brent and Brittany held both a morning and afternoon Kids and Family fishing clinics. Kids and adults new to fishing...
  • Spencer Deutz Hosts Future Angler Clinic in Ortonville, MN

    DATE:May 1st, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Spencer Deutz Hosts Future Angler Clinic in Ortonville, MN April 21st-22nd, 2017 marked the fourth time the Cabelas Masters Walleye Circuit (MWC) held a regular season event on Big Stone Lake with Ortonville, MN being the host city. Big Stone Lake is a Minnesota/South Dakota boarder water stretching 26 miles from end to end. Fishing can be fabulous on Big Stone however with a 12 degree drop in water temperature just two days prior to the first day of the event; fishing was as tough as the weather. Many...
  • Captain Greg, You’re Not Boring!!

    DATE:May 1st, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    NPAA Captain Greg, You’re Not Boring!!  This past Friday, April 28th, Certified Angler Educator Greg Karch with Learn 2 Fish With Us and NPAA Member #138, hosted a fishing seminar to introduce Woodland Elementary third graders to the Fishing Basics.  Woodland Elementary Is located in Kimberly, Wisconsin.  While Greg or should I say ‘Captain Greg’ was hosting his Fishing Basics seminar the kids entertaining laughed and said ‘You’re not boring!!!’.  Greg laughed and said ‘I sure hope...
  • The Reel Shot & Learn 2 Fish With Us Host Ladies Night

    DATE:April 25th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
     The Reel Shot & Learn 2 Fish With Us Host Ladies Night On Monday April 10th, The Reel Shot and Learn 2 Fish With Us hosted a Ladies Night at The Reel Shot’s Appleton location.  Learn 2 Fish With Us Certified Angler Educator, Greg Karch, NPAA Member #138, hosted a fishing seminar which introduced ladies, young and old, to the different skills needed to fish.  These skills included; safety while fishing, different fishing combo’s, different fishing presentations, how to tie a Palomar...
  • JC Ring The Bell

    DATE:April 25th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    JC Ring The Bell Jim Carroll, long time Pro Fisherman and fishing seminar speaker is fighting a battle with cancer.    Recently Jim did a week of tests at Mayo Clinic and he has started treatment, including Chemo and Radiation.  He has a rare form of cancer and knows this is just the beginning of his journey.  He is tough and has vowed to “fight like hell and ring the bell.”    He has temporarily moved to Rochester, MN (Mayo) to be closer to his doctors and the treatments he is...
  • Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd. Sponsors Tournament Walleye Angler Steve Kuchenberg

    DATE:April 2nd, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd. Sponsors Tournament Walleye Angler Steve Kuchenberg Green Bay, WI – March 2017 Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd would like to introduce its first sponsored angler, Steve Kuchenberg. As a leading food safety testing laboratory one might question their link to fishing. Headquartered on the shores of one of the leading walleye fisheries in the nation, the company was founded and continues to be led by fishing and outdoor enthusiasts Debra & Marvin...
  • Walleye Seminars By Brian Brosdahl Douglas County Fish/ Game League Super

    DATE:April 2nd, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Save the Date Walleye Seminars  By Brian "Bro" Brosdahl Sat April 1st  12 PM Sunday April 2nd 3PM Annual Douglas County  Fish & Game League  Spring Sportshow March 31-April 2 Vendors, Fishing & Hunting Seminars,  Kids Pond  Delicious BBQ Sandwiches & Other Tasty Treats Superior WI Wessman Arena For More Info: https://www.facebook.com/DouglasCountyFishAndGameLeague/  https://www.facebook.com/events/235926760213635/...
  • Future Anglers Attending The Wisconsin Fishing Expo Learn The Fishing Basics

    DATE:April 2nd, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Future Anglers Attending The Wisconsin Fishing Expo Learn The Fishing Basics  This past weekend, Learn 2 Fish With Us Certified Angler Educator, Greg Karch #138, along with NPAA Members Tim Euting #789 and Karen Karch #121 educated future anglers during the Wisconsin Fishing Expo which was held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin.  Greg hosted three ‘Learn 2 Fish With Us’ seminars which introduced youth and families to all the skills need to begin fishing.  These skills included;...
  • Learn 2 Fish With Us Shares Their Passion For Fishing At Sport Show

    DATE:April 2nd, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Learn 2 Fish With Us Shares Their Passion For Fishing At Sport Shows  This past weekend, Learn 2 Fish With Us Certified Angler Educator, Greg Karch, and Karen Karch shared their passion for fishing through hosting two fishing seminars at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sport Show.  Greg presented his Fishing Basics seminar right next to Lake Milwaukee which had a boat, pontoon along with a few kayaks.  The families were so excited to learn all the skills needed for fishing which included safety,...
  • Learn 2 Fish With Us Educates Third Graders To The Sport Of Fishing

    DATE:April 2nd, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
     Learn 2 Fish With Us Educates Third Graders To The Sport Of Fishing  On Friday March 24th, Learn 2 Fish With Us Certified Angler Educator, Greg Karch, NPAA Member #138, hosted a fishing seminar to introduce Westside Elementary third graders to the sport of fishing. Westside Elementary Is located in Kimberly, Wisconsin.  The afternoon started off with the third graders asking Greg questions such as how fast does his boat go, what is the biggest fish he has caught and what was his favorite food? ...
  • Cabela’s becomes School of Fish title sponsor!

    DATE:March 8th, 2017
    Cabela’s becomes School of Fish title sponsor! (Elbow Lake, MN) School of Fish, the Midwest’s leaders in kids and beginners fishing education, announced today that Cabela’s, the World’s Foremost Outfitter, is now the title sponsor of School of Fish’s open water classes! The program will now be known as Cabela’s School of Fish. “Cabela’s has been a very strong supporter of School of Fish the past several years and now they will be an even bigger part of what we do,” said Mike...
  • Professional Angler Johnnie Candle set to Present Walleye University in 2017.

    DATE:March 3rd, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Professional Angler Johnnie Candle set to Present Walleye University in 2017. Devils Lake, ND – This marks the 17th year for professional angler Johnnie Candle’s Walleye University series. “I never thought when I struggled to write the first Walleye University in the winter of 2000 that I would still be going 17 years later,” states Candle These events cover as much walleye as you can in a day.  The days start with sessions on the mainstays of walleye fishing; jigging, rigging, spinners,...
  • Northland Fishing Tackle Adds Steve Kuchenberg to Their Pro-Staff Team

    DATE:March 1st, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Northland Fishing Tackle Adds Steve Kuchenberg to Their Pro-Staff Team Bemidji, MN-February 2017 Northland Fishing Tackle of Bemidji, MN would like to introduce its newest Team Northland Pro-Staff member, Steve Kuchenberg. As leading Tackle Company, Northland Tackle surrounds themselves with experienced northwoods fishing guides, veteran charter captains, professional tournament anglers and the famous Team Northland Pro-Staff to ensure their products are “Made by Fishermen for Fishermen”....
  • Spencer Deutz Holds Kids Fishing Clinic in Tolna, ND

    DATE:February 21st, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Spencer Deutz Holds Kids Fishing Clinic in Tolna, ND Published 2/21/17 February 18th, 2017 marked the third annual Tolna, ND Volunteer Fire Department Ice Fishing Tournament on Stump Lake in North Dakota. Due to the incredible February weather, 495 adults and kids stepped on the ice and tried their luck at placing in the top three for the largest walleye, perch or northern. Fishing hours were from 10am-2pm and fish were being weighed in consistently over the four hour time period. Following...
  • Team Catfish announced that it has again signed Retired Professional Trophy Catfish and Sturgeon Guide Brian Klawitter (Lakeland, MN) for the 2017 season.

    DATE:February 14th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Team Catfish announced that it has again signed Retired Professional Trophy Catfish and Sturgeon Guide Brian Klawitter (Lakeland, MN) for the 2017 season. Professionally guiding for over 10 years, Klawitter, working with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources was instrumental in changing fishing regulations to protect and enhancing cat fishing in Minnesota. Klawitter is a member of the National Professional Anglers Association. Although officially retiring from guiding, Klawitter plans...
  • Fisherman, Generous Companies, and a Great Charity Connect to Make Things Happen

    DATE:February 9th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Fisherman, Generous Companies, and a Great Charity Connect to Make Things Happen  This past weekend was proof that when fisherman, generous companies, and a great charity come together, good things happen.  The 2017 Walleye Wisdom Seminar for St. Jude Children's Hospital was a tremendous success and we are proud to say that they raised $12,300 for the charity.   A crowd of 170 avid walleye anglers showed up to watch professional anglers Gary Zart, Nicholas Zart, Scott Geitgey, Mike Knippenberg...
  • NPAA members, Brian Bashore, Brent Henriksen & Ted Takasaki are hosting Walleye workshop in Ashland, NE.

    DATE:February 6th, 2017
    CATEGORIES: NPAA Member News
    Walleye Wisdom Workshop March 18th, 2017 9am-3pm Mahoney State Park, 28500 W. Park Hwy Ashland, NE NPAA members, Brian Bashore, Brent Henriksen & Ted Takasaki are hosting Walleye workshop in Ashland, NE. Some of the areas top tournament anglers sharing their knowledge of the hottest walleye fishing techniques and tournament strategies. Register soon as space is limited, $50 pre-registration to ensure a seat at: https://www.thewalleyeguys.com/walleye-workshop-omaha This event...