Do you make money in the fishing industry? It’s time to take your career to the next level! Join over 1,400 Guides, Charter Captains, Tournament Anglers, and Industry Professionals who are already taking advantage of all the NPAA has to offer.  Top anglers like Mike Iaconelli, John Crews, Gary Parsons, and Korey Sprengel trust the NPAA to help them build their skills, industry connections, and level of professionalism––you should too!  No matter the species you target, the NPAA can help you step up your game.

Mike Iaconelli addresses conference attendees.

There’s never been a better time to join the NPAA than right now.  An annual membership is only $100, and if you sign up now you’ll receive 15 months of membership for the price of 12, a 25% savings! All new memberships are valid until October 31, 2022!

Why Join the NPAA?

  • Members only discounts: exclusive pricing and programs from top partners around the industry.
  • Ongoing professional development: seminars and resources to help you gain sponsors, file taxes, market your business, and catch more fish.
  • Weekly NewsBLAST: The top industry stories, new product releases, and tournament updates filtered for relevance to you and delivered directly to your inbox every week.
  • Accesses to the correct commercial boat insurance––policies are underwritten specifically for tournament anglers, guides and charter captains.
  • Connect with sponsors and other pros through valuable networking opportunities:
    • Inclusion in private contact database
    • Access to members only Facebook Group
    • Member news shared on NPAA social media channels.
    • Member press releases forwarded to over 5,000 verified e-mail recipients including media and industry contacts.
    • Discounted Annual Conference admission – $50 savings!
  • We Represent YOU through lobbying efforts at the federal and state levels to protect sportfishing and resource access.
  • Your membership dues support conservation efforts across the country to ensure safe, clean water, and unrestricted access to public waters both today and for future generations.
  • Support of the Future Angler Foundation’s (FAF) mission to create new anglers of all ages.
  • Proudly display your professional status with a 6-inch set of NPAA decals featuring your personal member number.

Members at the NPAA Conference

With your membership, you are also eligible to attend the 2021 NPAA Conference in Sandusky, Ohio October 20-22 and save $50 on the Conference Fee. The NPAA Conference offers information and networking opportunities that aren’t available at any other fishing industry event.  Attendees will have the opportunity to attend workshops, seminars, networking events, product demonstrations, and participate in a no entry fee tournament, all geared toward increasing the professionalism of anglers.

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