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International Science Symposium and Flats Expo Postponed
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International Science Symposium and Flats Expo Postponed

In the interest of public health and the safety of attendees, participants, and staff, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has postponed its 7th International Science Symposium and Flats Expo due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The event was scheduled for November 12-13, 2021, at the Bonaventure Resort & Spa in Weston, Florida. A new date will...

International Fly Tying Symposium at Parsippany Hilton Nov. 20-21
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International Fly Tying Symposium at Parsippany Hilton Nov. 20-21

SOMERSET, Penn. –  Recreational and professional fly tiers from across the country and around the world will demonstrate their skill and art at the 30th annual International Fly Tying Symposium, Nov. 20-21 in the Parsippany Hilton Hotel. It is “the largest event for fly tying with more than 100 of the world’s best artificial fishing...

Offshore World Championships in Key West Nov. 7-14
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Offshore World Championships in Key West Nov. 7-14

KEY WEST, Florida Keys — High-speed action and high-level competition are to keep spectators’ adrenaline pumping at the Race World Offshore Key West World Championships, set for Sunday through Sunday, Nov. 7-14, in the waters surrounding the island city.   The 40thannual world championships are to feature boats raced by leading American and international teams,...

Volunteers Needed at Kids Fishing Clinic in Arcadia, Fla.
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Volunteers Needed at Kids Fishing Clinic in Arcadia, Fla.

We need your help! CHNEP is seeking volunteers to share their love of fishing and the outdoors at our Kid’s Sustainable Fishing Clinic on Saturday, October 16th at the Arcadia Rodeo. Morning and afternoon shifts are available. This is a great opportunity to engage youth about conservation. Volunteers will educate participants about knot tying, casting,...

Chicago Police, Firefighters Help Youths Catch Their First Fish
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Chicago Police, Firefighters Help Youths Catch Their First Fish

Chicago, Ill. —Seventy-five youths and their families lined the banks of the lagoon at Chicago’s Columbus Park alongside volunteers from Chicago Fire Fighters Local 2, Chicago Police Sergeant’s Association, Black Fire Brigade and New Concept Benefit Group at the first Chicago Fish with a First Responder event.   “Most of the kids had never fished before....

Celebrate National Hunting & Fishing Day Sept. 25
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Celebrate National Hunting & Fishing Day Sept. 25

Sept. 25 is National Hunting & Fishing Day. Created in 1971 to thank hunters and anglers across the U.S., the day recognizes the power of individuals as a positive force in the protection of natural resources. The day also serves as a way to acknowledge all the ways these groups have provided the funding foundation...

AFFTA Announces International Fly Tackle Dealers Show Postponed
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AFFTA Announces International Fly Tackle Dealers Show Postponed

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) Board of Directors announced that the 2021 International Fly Tackle Dealer (IFTD) show, scheduled for October 20th-22nd in Salt Lake City, Utah, has been postponed until 2022. “I am beyond excited by the show AFFTA, and our Show Director Kenneth Andres, put together. There is a real buzz...

IBEX Announces Protocols for Tampa Conference
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IBEX Announces Protocols for Tampa Conference

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), North America’s largest trade event for recreational marine industry professionals, owned and produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and RAI Amsterdam, announced updated safety protocols for the 30th Anniversary Show scheduled for September 28-30, 2021, in Tampa, Florida. As the situation in Florida continues to develop,...

Newport Boat Show Set for Sept. 16-19
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Newport Boat Show Set for Sept. 16-19

Newport, R.I. – Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today a wealth of pre-show promotions and entertaining events in celebration of the Show’s 50th Anniversary, which kicks-off September 16 – 19, 2021, in Newport, Rhode Island. The Newport International Boat Show is committed to producing an event that ensures the safety and...

Fly Fishing Film Tour in Vermont
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Fly Fishing Film Tour in Vermont

An outdoor screening of the Fly Fishing Film Tour will be presented by Orvis on the beautiful grounds of the American Museum of Fly Fishing in Manchester, VT, situated just minutes from the historic Battenkill. The stories span the globe from the remote wilds of Eastern Russia to the Guyana rainforest, the flats of French...