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  • Clean Drain Dry Initiative™ Honored

    DATE:July 18th, 2017
      For Immediate Release July 18, 2017 Clean Drain Dry Initiative™ Honored White Bear Lake, MN – The Clean Drain Dry Initiative has been honored once again with a special award for Outstanding Achievement by the Reduce Risks from Invasive Species Coalition (RRISC). The Board of Directors at RRISC announced that Wildlife Forever has been selected to receive the 2017 RRISC award for “Outstanding  Achievement” in protecting the economy and environment from invasive species. ...
  • Minnesota Rolls Out Clean Drain Dry Vehicle

    DATE:July 11th, 2017
    Minnesota Rolls Out Clean Drain Dry Vehicle White Bear Lake, MN –The Itasca County Invasive Species Program, in partnership with Wildlife Forever, unveils a new van wrapped to raise awareness by being tattooed with Clean Drain Dry. Uniquely designed to grab attention and turn heads, it also proclaims a common theme, Preserving Outdoor Traditions by preventing the spread of invasive species. The full-sized van can be seen throughout Minnesota traveling to events and boat access where officials...
  • Clean Drain Dry Initiative Announces Operation Save the Wake™

    DATE:May 30th, 2017
    Clean Drain Dry Initiative Announces Operation Save the Wake™ Brooklyn Center, MN – With the goal of raising $10,000, Wildlife Forever has teamed up with WakeMN to announce Operation Save the Wake™.  This new initiative works to engage the watersports industry and fans of wake surfing and boarding with invasive species prevention and keeping access open to Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes. WakeMN is Minnesota’s top waters sportswear company donating proceeds from apparel and gear sold in...
  • Fishing’s Future Contest Starts June 3

    DATE:May 22nd, 2017
    Fishing’s Future Contest Starts June 3  South Padre Island, Texas — The fourth annual Fishing’s Future National Youth Catch-Photo-Release Contest begins June 3, 2017. The total value of the grand prize package is more than $9,600 and it will be awarded to a young angler after the conclusion of the contest on August 12. Fishing’s Future is America’s preeminent organization dedicated to helping young people and their families build better and deeper bonds using sportfishing as an educational,...
  • Mille Lacs Smallmouth Alliance and Scheels Team Up to Offer Incentive to Get on the Free the Fighter Trophy Board

    DATE:May 18th, 2017
      Mille Lacs Smallmouth Alliance and Scheels Team Up to Offer Incentive to Get on the Free the Fighter Trophy Board (May 18, 2017) Isle, Minn. — The Mille Lacs Smallmouth Alliance (MLSA) along with corporate partner Scheels have teamed up to offer bass anglers incentives to “Free the Fighter” during the 2017 Mille Lacs fishing season. What’s the bait, you ask? Getting on the board, the Free the Fighter Trophy Board that is. Any angler with a personal best smallmouth bass 17” and...
  • Learn 2 Fish With Us Educates Pioneers On Skills Needed To Fish

    DATE:May 17th, 2017
    Learn 2 Fish With Us Educates Pioneers On Skills Needed To Fish  On Tuesday, May 16th the Pioneers of Mount Olive Lutheran Church learned the skills needed to go fishing.  Certified Angler Educator Greg Karch #138 and Karen Karch #121 with Learn 2 Fish With Us and NPAA hosted a fishing clinic for the Pioneers which was held in Appleton, Wisconsin.  The fishing clinic started out by Greg presenting his Fishing Basics seminar which educates the youth and families on all the skills needed to fish...
  • Minnesota Governor Proclaims Clean Drain Dry Day!

    DATE:May 9th, 2017
    Minnesota Governor Proclaims Clean Drain Dry Day! White Bear Lake, MN - At the stroke of midnight on Saturday, May 13th, Governor Mark Dayton will cast his line, proclaim Clean Drain Dry Day, signaling the start to a time honored tradition, the Minnesota Fishing Opener! With over 1.6 million anglers hitting the water, Fishing Opener is the perfect opportunity to educate anglers on the importance of invasive species prevention. Clean Drain Dry Day recognizes the many advocates who have united...
  • Learn 2 Fish With Us Educates Third Graders To The Sport Of Fishing

    DATE:April 12th, 2017
     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 School of Fish starts 5th year!

    DATE:March 17th, 2017
    Cabela’s School of Fish starts 5th year! (Elbow Lake, MN) Cabela’s School of Fish, the Midwest’s leaders in kids and beginners fishing education, recently started their 5th year of offering fishing classes across the Midwest.  School of Fish, the original fishing class offered by the organization, is a 2 ½-hour class where students learn about lakes, the fish that live in them, and some great ways to catch them.  In the past two years, the organization has added an adult class titled...
  • Fishing’s Future “HOOKS” Vamos a Pescar™ Grant again:

    DATE:March 12th, 2017
    Fishing’s Future “HOOKS” Vamos a Pescar™ Grant again: South Padre Island, TX - Fishing's Future is exceedingly pleased to announce their receipts of the George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar™ Education Fund Grants, enabling the Fishing's Future mission by organizing programs that will introduce fishing and boating to youth and families to develop their skills as future anglers. The following Fishing's Future Chapters received five (5) of the twelve (12) Grants issued: Salina Chapter, Kansas;...